Batista receiving a medal from President Carlos Mendieta Montefur sometime in 1934 or 1935. Standing at strict attention, third from left, is José Pedraza, Batista's second-in-command.

From Fulgencio Batista: from revolutionary to strongman by Frank Argote-Freyre

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  • Figure 7. Batista receiving a medal from President Carlos Mendieta Montefur sometime in 1934 or 1935. Standing at strict attention, third from left, is José Pedraza, Batista's second-in-command.