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Fighting the Contras in Nicaragua

A former left-wing Sandinista soldier talks about the brutal war against US-backed Contras in the early 1980s. 'Daniel Alegria' was a member of the Sandinista special forces.

A former left-wing Sandinista soldier talks about the war against US-backed Contra rebels in the early 1980s.

"Daniel Alegria" was an idealistic follower of the Sandinistas when he joined the brutal struggle against the rebels as a member of the Sandinista special forces.

(Warning: This programme contains descriptions some listeners might find distressing).

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15 minutes