Unique fridgemagnet with Che Guevara only available on Propagandaworld. Ernesto “Che” Guevara (1928-1967) was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat, and military theorist. A major figure of the Cuban Revolution, his stylized visage has become a ubiquitous countercultural symbol of rebellion and global insignia in popular culture. As a young medical student, Guevara traveled throughout South America and was radicalized by the poverty, hunger, and disease he witnessed. His desire to help overturn what he saw as the capitalist exploitation of Latin America by the United States. prompted his involvement in Guatemala’s social reforms.. Later in Mexico City, Guevara met Raúl and Fidel Castro, joined their 26th of July Movement, and sailed to Cuba aboard the yacht Granma with the intention of overthrowing U.S.-backed Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista. Guevara soon rose to prominence among the insurgents, was promoted to second in command and played a pivotal role in the victorious two-year guerrilla campaign that deposed the Batista regime.
This is a Che Guevara watch with the most iconic photo from the cold war era.
Che Guevara’s real name was Ernesto Guevara (1928-1967). He was an Argentinian Marxist, physician, revolutionary and a Cuban guerilla warfare leader. As a young medical student, Guevara traveled throughout South America by bike and was radicalized by the poverty, hunger, and disease he witnessed.
Later he took part in Fidel Castro’s succesfull revolution in Cuba in 1959. In 1966 he left Cuba to spread revolution in other country’s like Congo and Bolivia were he died. In 1967 he got arrested by a CIA conducted militairy operation in Bolivia and was executed one day later.
In 1997 his body was brought back to Cuba were he was put in a mausoleum, just like Lenin, Mao and Kim Il Sung. He is most famous for his picture what was taken in 1960 by Alberto Korda when he was at a memorial service of a cargoship that blew up in Cuba with lots of deaths. One of the most iconic picture of all time.
His nickname “Che” can losely be translated as friend or pal and is used in Latin America to attract somebody’s attention.
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