Che Guevara’s assassin died in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. Let us see under what circumstances the dangerous intervention of Bolivian Army Sergeant Mario Deron Salazar on October 9, 1967:
1) In the midst of the war against the guerrillas in the Suro Valley, Bolivian soldiers Balboa and Encinas notice one of the rebels dragging his wounded comrade and telling him to surrender. 3:30 p.m. One of those arrested was Che Guevara, Another Willie Cuba, a Bolivian militant who bravely tried to protect his wounded boss from a bullet in the thigh. Another soldier retrieves Chavez’s damaged gun, which he defuses with a shot, including ‘Lan Div. United has the inscription ‘744.520’ and a caption ‘D’ visible on the back.
2) Capt. Gary Prado, in charge of the unit, orders “Morocco” (Second Lieutenant Totti Aguilera), who operated the GRC-9 communications equipment, by radio to La Higuera and orders him to deliver the message to Major Aurova. The Bolivian Rangers, trained by the CIA, and the commander of the Eighth Division, Colonel Joku, were sent to command the Eighth Division at Vallegrande, where Genteno Anaya’s “Saturno” is located.
3) After hearing confirmations like this, “Saturno” orders “Flago” (Captain Prado) to go to La Higuera, two kilometers away, with the dead, wounded and prisoners. In turn, Prado ordered the guards to stop the guerrillas still hiding in the valley and stop the military operation until the next day, and he returned to La Higuera.
4) The Cuban guerrilla “Bacho” bleed his way and died without help. The previous day, he had recorded in his diary that he had released a butterfly from a spider web..
5) Colonel Celich was the first senior officer to land in an LS-4 helicopter in La Higuera. This is not part of his command as he is the commander of the No. 3 Engineers Regiment, but he, knowing the area, is doing this to guide Major Jaime Nino de Guzman on his future aircraft.
6) At the humble school in the village of Che and Willie, built in Adobe, with a thatched roof, seldom separated by a two-room wooden section.
7) Prado arranges a security system to protect the prisoners, he fears the rescue operation of the captured guerrillas, an officer should always be in the room and there should be two soldiers at the door. He orders Lieutenant Totti Aguilera to bandage Guevara’s wound. The unlicensed official was identified as journalist R.K. Ustaris would tell Ars that the prisoner’s breathing was “hard, he began to snore, his breathing seemed to be choked, he could not sleep, he sat up.” It was his lifelong companion, asthma.
8) Realizing this, Major Aurova orders the service to stand up. The Bolivian soldier, in our conversation in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, tells me: “He has nothing but hard-boiled eggs”, of course his food throughout the day. He weighs less than twenty kilos with bare feet. “They’re good people, and now they can live comfortably with their families,” Che says to his men, controlling himself..
9) Guevara removed his belongings, which had been piled up in the telegraph operator’s room: his campaign diary, Bolivian history and geography books, updated maps of the area, his personal documents, and a 9 – millimeter necklace around his neck. Caliber German pistol. PPK Walter 45 with charger, a “Solingan” dog, two pipes (a homemade one), a small wallet with cash: $ 2,500 and 20,000 Bolivian pesos (to be divided between officers).
10) Julia Cortez, a 19-year-old teacher from the city, enters a small school to “ask her why she came so far to kill the Bolivians,” and she tells me at her home in Vallegrande, where she works many years later. A midwife. “I imagined him with an ugly, scary look, but when I was in front of Zack and he looked at each other he seemed to me an incredibly handsome man. I was blown away.”
11) Then, marching to see the mythical guerrilla lying exhausted, dirty, depressed, and suffocating on the ground, the others would jokingly remark, “He is thinking of the donkey’s immortality.” , I think of the immortality of the revolution, and those you serve are terrified. “
12) Che would talk to Lieutenant Eduardo Hurta, a 22-year-old man and a key family member in Sucre, while he was on security duty. The Bolivian officer would tell me that Chavez’s appearance really impressed him, so he almost felt hypnotized.. The prisoner spoke to him about the misery of the Latin American people and the need for a revolution to change things. The respectful treatment given by the guerrillas to their prisoners was also different from that of those captured by the military.
13) On the night of October 8, 1967, President Periண்டndos of Bolivia convened a high-level military meeting in La Paz. He enters with a small exhibition room at the Army Headquarters with his Commanders-in-Chief, General Owando and Juan Jos ட Torres. After a heated conversation, he raises the issue of Chavez’s dismissal. He exposed the decision as strictly in consultation with the US Embassy. After the meeting, a coded instruction is sent to Vallegrande.
14) At 7 a.m. Colonel Genteno came to La Higuera and personally brought the order to terminate the service.
15) In the helicopter, Felix Rodriguez, an anti-Cuban, CIA agent named “Captain Ramos” is the fictional name, except for Colonel Genteno and pilot Nino de Guzman. A secret CIA report, identified in Spanish as “Inspector General-15 2015”, states that “Ramos” goes with him to “investigate Guevara.” He also points out that he was carrying an “RS-48 radio-transmitter”.
16) Genton sends order to kill service to Major Aurova. He argues that it is not an order to obey military rules, and proposes that it be enforced by volunteers.
17) False “Captain Ramos” had a violent conversation with Xavier, to which pilot Nino de Guzman would witness: “The captain entered the room and, with his face near Cheyenne, arrogantly asked:” Do you know who I am? “Guevara looked at him. “Yes, a traitor,” he spat in her face.
18) Zenteno summons NCOs and asks volunteers to kill prisoners. They all offer themselves. Then Sergeant Mario Deron enters the scene. Zenteno, unaware of him, accidentally chooses him to hang the service. Sergeant Huanka Willie will take care of Cuba.
19) But as time passes, Colonel Genteno finds himself in a quandary: the news spread like wildfire and journalists and officials gather in Vallegrande to retrieve Chavez’s body, but he is still alive in La Higuera. A classified CIA report reads: “He (Felix Roricus) told Guevara to hang himself by any means, and he (Genteno) flew to Vallegrande and sent the helicopter back to pick up the ‘body’.” Quotes in the report) At 2 p.m., as Guevara’s’ friend, he asked for the body to be ready.
20) In the absence of Zenteno, Selich, Ayoroa and Prado, the highest-ranking official, though falsely, is “Captain Ramos.” He summons Terran and orders him to shoot down from the service waist, to continue the myth of “bleeding to death from wounds in battle,” as radios broadcast that he had a leg injury.
21) Sergeant Deron, a simple, semi-illiterate man, suspects the consequences of an act chosen by fate and seeks a better weapon than him. As some biographers have discovered, it is not true that he got drunk and, for more than thirty years, could not find where I could not. Coca Cola. But the truth is, he finds it very difficult to pull the trigger, and he enters and leaves the room at least three times, mocking his cowardly colleagues, which contradicts Sergeant Huanka’s decision.
22) Somewhere between the provocation and the silence he would say to his executioner, “Hot, coward, you are going to kill a man.” His appeal to the executioner inevitably relates from Jesus to Judas, “Go and do what you have to do.”
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