Three days after making landfall Castro's rest after an arduous march with no rest and little sleep. Near a hamlet called Alegria del Pio thousands of soldiers & civil guards lie in wait and ambush the troop. Cuban Airforce fighters strafe what's left of the rebel column. Of the 82 men aboard the Granma, 16 survive with two wounded-including Ché. They realize they must ascend the Sierra's Heights, set up camp or die in its valleys.
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