Guillermo Elizalde Sotolongo, being only 23 years old, accompanied Fidel to the assault of the second military fortress of Cuba, on July 26, 1953. Despite his historical merits, he is considered the same guajirito from Nueva Paz, who was one day selected to star in that feat.

Vegas, in Nueva Paz, saw him born to Orbeín Hernández Díaz on March 23, 1931, but when he was nine years old, he moved to Madruga. He was an outstanding fighter of the revolutionary struggles, participant in the assault on the Moncada Barracks.

"I am alive miraculously", was the phrase that Gerardo Sosa Rodríguez once said when he remembered those days, when he decided to change the course of his country together with a group of men.

Gabriel Gil Alfonso, was born on March 24, 1924, in a rustic house located on the outskirts of Casiguas, municipality of Jaruco. Coming from a humble family, he was the tenth of twelve brothers. He could only reach the third grade, at ten years of age and worked with his father in the harsh tasks of the field. Looking to improve the economic situation he moved to Havana.

Rolando Oscar Guerrero Bello was born on April 18, 1923, at La Finca Saguaní, Nueva Paz, and on that same site he made his first studies. From peasant and poor origin he worked from an early age, in the then Josefina sugar mill.

His loyalty to Fidel and Raúl was infinite, a simple man, modest, with an affable, generous and vertical behaviour in his principles. Genaro Hernández Martínez worked as an agricultural worker and cane cutter in Nueva Paz.

Manuel Gómez Reyes was born on September 11, 1911, in San José de las Lajas. Of humble origin, he knew the rigor of hard work and little remuneration. He worked in the field, first as a cane cutter and later in various agricultural tasks.  

Manuel Enrique Isla Pérez lived just 20 years. He was born on July 15, 1933 at the Santa Eugenia farm, in the Bagáez neighborhood of the municipality of Nueva Paz. From here they move to Los Palos where he meets his comrade Fidel Castro Ruz and other leading revolutionary leaders who made training and shooting practices in that place.   

Ángel Sánchez Pérez was born in La Salud, Quivicán, on October 2, 1921. Very early and due to the economic needs of his family he abandoned his studies at the Superior Basic School of that municipality.