Budget Films

Stock Footage

Castro's Final Offensive

In December 1958, Cuban rebels mount a final offensive against Batista's government. Footage shows guerrillas with rifles approaching a house. People wait on a city street in Santa Clara. Dramatic shot shows members of Fidel Castro's army marching up a narrow street. Brief shot shows troops riding in an open truck. Citizens rush to take shelter. A government plane streaks across the sky; tracer bullets follow. A wall collapses. Smoke rises above the city. Shot shows women and children in a shelter.

IdentifierCLIP-13807
Duration1 min, 3 sec
GenreDocumentary
Date1958
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