LA PAZ, Bolivia -- (AP) -- The remains of ``Tania,'' a German-Argentine
who died in combat in Ernesto ``Che'' Guevara's ill-fated guerrilla campaign in
eastern Bolivia 31 years ago, have been identified by Cuban forensic experts.
The remains of Laura Gutierrez Bauer, also known as Tamara Bunke, were
identified Monday. They were found last week in the Andean town of
Vallegrande, 540 miles southeast of La Paz, where Guevara was executed by
Bolivian troops after he was captured in 1967.
Tania, the only female combatant in the Cuban-sponsored guerrilla group,
before Guevara when the unit she was with was ambushed by the Bolivian army.
Family members have asked that her remains be taken to Cuba and buried
tomb where 17 other rebels lie.
The remains of Guevara and other guerrilla fighters were found earlier
this year on
the Vallegrande airstrip.
Before joining the guerrilla army, Tania worked as a German-language teacher
La Paz while providing Guevara and his army logistical support.
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