Allende elected President of Chile. 1970. The first marxist socialist politic in the history who win a presidential election by votes.

Allende elected President of Chile. The first marxist socialist politic in the history who win a presidential election by votes.

1973 Chilean coup d’état - Burning leftist literature

Chilean soldiers burn books after their victorious coup d'état in The US helped this coup overthrow its president, sending Chile from a free democratic government into a dictatorship. It would take until 1990 for democracy to return to Chile.

Augusto Pinochet

Augusto Pinochet

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Capitan General Augusto Pinochet Ugarte

Capitan General Augusto Pinochet Ugarte

El General Pinochet Ugarte con la banda Presidencial en los primeros tiempos. VIVA EL GENERAL PINOCHET!

El General Pinochet Ugarte con la banda Presidencial en los primeros tiempos. VIVA EL GENERAL PINOCHET!

Santiago, Chile, 1973

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On September the socialist government of democratically-elected Chilean president Salvador Allende was overthrown in a military coup backed by the US government. The President was killed, either by suicide (as claimed) or murdered by Pinochet's men.

El General Pinochet Ugarte en su despacho Presidencial

El General Pinochet Ugarte en su despacho Presidencial

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historicaltimes: “ September Soldiers burn left-wing literature and other subversive material in the capital of Chile as the military junta takes power.

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