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United Press International Las Villas Province, Cuba

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09677.56 Author/Creator: United Press International Place Written: Las Villas, Cuba Type: Photograph Date: 13 January 1961 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 17.7 x 23.1 cm.

Summary of Content: One wirephoto released by United Press International dated January 13, 1961. Shows two men hugging each other. The two men are circled by other men holding guns. The embedded press release reads that the photo was smuggled to Miami by a courier known as Henry. The photo is of Major Evelio Duque greeting Captain Ramon Perez. The back of the photo is stamped with United Press International information.

People: Duque, Evelio, fl. 1961
Perez, Ramon, fl. 1961

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: CubaRebellionMilitaryLatin and South AmericaLatino HistoryLatinosLatin American HistoryDictatorship

Sub Era: The Sixties

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