Military Honors at the Northern Front

Military Honors at the Northern Front. Photo: OASThe merit of Las Villas North Front’s men, and in particular the unifying role of their leader, Commander Camilo Cienfuegos, were highlighted in a military ceremony held Tuesday in Yaguajay, to honor the combatants of that force fallen during the national liberation war, or after the triumph of the Revolution in January, 1959.

Floral wreaths from the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Commander in Chief Fidel Castro; from the President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Army General Raul Castro; and from the Cuban people, were placed by the eternal flame of the mausoleum, where the remains of the combatants are kept. »

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