Hunting Che: How a U.S. Special Forces Team Helped Capture the World's Most Famous Revolutionary

Hunting Che: How a U.S. Special Forces Team Helped Capture the World's Most Famous Revolutionary

Mitch Weiss


The hunt for Ernesto “Che” Guevera was once one of many first profitable U.S. specific Forces missions in heritage. utilizing govt studies and files, in addition to eyewitness debts, Hunting Che tells the untold tale of the way the notorious progressive was once captured—a challenge later duplicated in Afghanistan and Iraq.

As one of many architects of the Cuban Revolution, Guevera had turn into recognized for assisting and organizing related insurgencies in Africa and Latin the US. whilst he became his consciousness to Bolivia in 1967, the Pentagon decided: Che needed to be stopped.

Major Ralph “Pappy” Shelton was once referred to as upon to guide the undertaking. a lot used to be unknown approximately Che’s strength in Bolivia, and the stakes have been excessive. With a handpicked staff of eco-friendly Berets, Shelton became Bolivian peasants right into a informed combating and intelligence-gathering force.

Hunting Che follows Shelton’s American crew and the newly shaped Bolivian Rangers during the hunt to Che’s eventual catch and execution. With the White condo and the Pentagon tracking each stream, Shelton and his staff helped hinder one other Communist possibility from taking root within the West.

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