Churchill in Cuba: The Best War Education Bullets Can Buy

Churchill in Cuba: The Best War Education Bullets Can Buy

The Spanish Army’s 1700-strong find and fight column had been marching over a week through the jungles of central Cuba looking for rebels. Then, suddenly, in the humid, hot opening days of December, 1895, they found themselves under sustained sporadic fire from enemy insurgents for forty-eight straight hours. British Army subaltern (lieutenant) Winston Churchill had…