CUBA: Revolutionary Upsurge

From tip to tip, Cuba was scorched by revolutionary violence last week. Saboteurs burned a hotel, tobacco-curing sheds, warehouses with $2,500,000 worth of sugar. A train was derailed. And, in one explosive day, President Fulgencio Batista's troops fought two separate battles against rebel forces in the eastern province of Oriente just as a bomb blast in a main electric cable conduit paralyzed downtown Havana.

One army-rebel clash followed a new Oriente coast invasion by 150 supporters of ex-President Carlos Prio Socarrás bent on horning into the revolution begun by Rebel Chieftain Fidel Castro...

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