CUBA: Grandstand Kidnaping

After a day's liberty in Guantánamo city, eleven uniformed, unarmed U.S. marines and 17 equally inoffensive U.S. sailors climbed aboard their chartered bus one night last week for the 15-mile ride back to the U.S. naval base at Guantánamo Bay. The Cuban driver swung out of town, and the bus bucketed along the narrow muddy road. Suddenly the headlights picked up a band of armed men. Guerrilla fighters in Cuban Rebel Chieftain Fidel Castro's 19-month-old uprising against Dictator Fulgencio Batista, they climbed aboard the bus and ordered the driver to turn east....

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