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The Life and Times of Che Guevara

This is a compilation of information resources about Ernesto "Che" Guevara (June 14, 1928 – October 9, 1967), an Argentine, revolutionary, physician, author, a leader, diplomat, a military theorist and a major figure in history.

Ernesto "Che" Guevara quote

"We cannot be sure of having something to live for unless we are willing to die for it."


Federal Bureau of Investigation Vault

The Vault is the FBI's electronic FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) Library containing approximately 7,000 documents.

The Communist Party in Cuba

Documents available in print and online

  Cuba, A Country Study

  Call Number: D 101.22:550-152/2001





  Foreign Relations of the United States
  1958-1960, Volume VI, Cuba

  Call Number: S 1.1:958-60/V.6



  Foreign Relations of the United States
  1961-1963, Volume X, Cuba

  Call Number: S 1.1:961-63/V.10



  Foreign Relations of the United States
  1964-1968, Volume XXXI
  South and Central America; Mexico

  Call Number: S 1.1:964-68/V.31



  Naval War College Review
  December 1969
  Che Guevara: An Epilog
  pages 71-98



  Military Review
  Volume 49, Issue 7, July 1969

  Guerrilla Warfare After Guevara
  Pages 24-30



  American Foreign Policy Current Documents
  Call Number: S 1.71/2:
  Paper available: 1963 - 1967
                             1977 - 1990
  Online available: 1956 - 1991

Declassified Documents

National Security Archive
(from George Washington University)



Immigrations, Migrations and Refugees
Global Perspectives, 1941 - 1996

This database contains news reports, television transcripts, and radio transcripts from around the world. The reports were chosen by a U.S. government agency called the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) which became part of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in 1947.


U.S. Congressional Documents Library

Federal Regional Depository Library


The University of Memphis Libraries has been a Federal Depository Library since 1966 and a Regional Depository Library since 1989.