Fidel Castro in the Jungle

Fidel Castro in the Jungle Fifty years ago, photographer Enrique Meneses accompanied the young revolutionary and his men for four months during their historic push to Havana
Enrique Meneses / Aurora

Shot Heard Round the World
Fidel Castro's small band of rebels engaged in a series of small skirmishes with forces loyal to Cuban President Fulgencio Batista. Here, Castro takes aim at a government garrison near Pino del Agua. According to the photographer, Castro's shot initiated combat.

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