Libertad newspaper, 18 Jan 1969, page 9. From a poster
circulated at the time]
[NOTE: Tony Zarba was an
executed by Cuba for a Masferrer invasion in October 1960.
"Bobby" Fuller was another American on the
expedition who was also
executed. To see a copy of the poster ]
[See also: Estate of Robert Otis Fuller vs
The Republic of Cuba
.. Claim under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act 2002]
Zarba to Bobby Fuller
Letter Oct 1960
[To see a full size photo,
right click and VIEW IMAGE]
"Dear Bob: Today I leave for the Cuban hills. I am
going to fight
against communism that has come so close to our American
All this could have been prevented by our government.
time has come when all this can be fixed only one way –
"When my country is daily insulted and abused by the Commies
of Cuba, I
think that this is the opportunity I missed when I could not
physically as a U. S. soldier because of my asthma
"But where my generation is falling for its lack of
and comprehension, I am going to do my duty regardless of
considerations about legality, neutrality and other
which the diabolic Communist takes so much advantage.
"You have known me for many years and we have had occasion
this subject, here, in California and in many other places.
"I have confidence that God would give me the necessary
courage to die with honor and pride if this were necessary
in the hills
or in front of a Red firing squad.
"I am sure many others will follow in my steps. Bob,
God bless you and your wife and your family, Tony."
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