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October 8th 1967 ... central Bolivia, mid-afternoon. Government forces are closing in on a small group of guerrillas led by Che Guevara, one of the twentieth century’s most iconic revolutionaries. Later in a nearby village six shots rang out. Has the world’s most wanted terrorist been assassinated? Infamous Assassinations: Che Guevara
October 9th 13.10 La Higuera, Bolivia: After drawing lots, the task of actually executing Guevara falls to Lieutenant Mario Teran. He shoots him six times. Guevara lying helpless on the floor dies instantly. His last words are reported to have been: ‘I know you have come to kill me. Shoot, coward! You are only going to kill a man.’ ibid.
In assassinating Che Guevara the Bolivians unwittingly ensured his martyrdom. ibid.
Shoot me, you coward! You are only going to kill a man. Guevara
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One of the documents taken from the guerrilla’s cave is Che’s passport. It reveals how he entered Bolivia disguised as a middle-aged Uruguayan economist in November 1966. ibid.