Armoured Train Memorial

Santa Clara, Cuba
The Tren Blindado or ‘Armoured Train’ Memorial commemorates the 1958 Battle of Santa Clara, during which Che Guevara's revolutionary detachment succeeded in derailing an armoured supply train carrying ammunitions to the army of General Fulgencio Batista.

The memorial incorporates carriages from the actual armoured train, with a burst of concrete elements added to symbolise explosions.

Sculptor: José Delarra

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