Book Review by Ron Chaffin on FROM THE HALLS OF CUBA
Entertaining and a fast-paced adventure through United States’ wars, politics and foreign intrigues in the 20th century. Fascinating insights into the costs and human toll of misguided wars, political intrigue and global business interests that has brought us to the quagmire of consequences in immigration and foreign policy that is today’s world.
From the Spanish American War, to building the Panama Canal, to the Bay of Pigs fiasco, to the Viet Nam debacle and disaster the intrigue never slows with colorful and ruthless true to life characters and backdrops that were the free-wheeling world that was Florida, Cuba, Central America and the Far East that played out as a result of US foreign policy over the first 75 years of the 20th century.
A rollicking ride that brings to life the happenstance and consequences of human foils that have resulted in the world around us today, yet never ignores the expense of human sacrifices both individuals and families paid to pave the way.
A vivid portrayal of the gravity and consequences of war and politics that makes you need turn and turn the page.