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Former WWII Soviet General in Command Position in Cuba

Mar. 5, 1962 - Enrique Lister (pictured left with Ernesto “Che” Guevara), who led a Communist corps in the Spanish civil war and served as a Soviet general in World War II, is reported to be in a high military command position in Cuba. General Lister, who is 54 years old, is in charge of rocket artillery units of the Cuban armed forces and is a top advisor on strategy and the use of Soviet and Czechoslovakian equipment supplied to the regime of Premier Fidel Castro since 1960.


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