Golpiza de militares a un opositor a la dictadura militar, en la Plaza de Armas, de Santiago, el 4 de septiembre de 1984

Golpiza de militares a un opositor a la dictadura militar, en la Plaza de Armas, de Santiago, el 4 de septiembre de 1984

VICTOR JARA - revolutionary Chilean singer, abducted in the 1973 coup d'etat and taken to the national stadium in Santiago. The soldiers tortured him, breaking his hands and taunting him to "play the guitar now". He was killed by 44 machine-gun bullets, and his body was found dumped in a shanty town in Santiago.

VICTOR JARA - revolutionary Chilean singer, abducted in the 1973 coup d'etat and…

El Nacional (Venezuela) - 13 de septiembre de 1973. Sepultado Salvador Allende.

El Nacional (Venezuela) - 13 de septiembre de 1973. Sepultado Salvador Allende.

The chilean president Salvador Allende would be 103 years today

The chilean president Salvador Allende would be 106 years today

Augusto Pinochet

Augusto Pinochet

Soldiers burn Marxist books and leaflets in downtown Santiago, Sept. 23, 1973, some days after the military coup that ousted Chilean President Salvador Allende.

What else was happening in 1973?

Soldiers burn Marxist books and leaflets in downtown Santiago, Sept. some days after the military coup that ousted Chilean President Salvador Allende.

Chilean Coup, 1973

Soldiers on parade displaying Nazi-style helmets during the Pinochet era (Julio Etchart)

“El hombre de la foto” cuenta la historia de Daniel Céspedes, quien fue retratado en 1973 por David Burnett en el Estadio Nacional. Con una mirada atónita fija sus ojos en la cámara que se empina dejando de lado el fusil militar. Tenía 23 años y era dirigente sindical de un laboratorio químico.

Chile, two weeks after Nixon and Kissinger's CIA supported coup on September that overthrew the democratically-elected Allende. This man, Daniel Cespedes, was released after a month and a half of torture.

General Augusto Pinochet's Fascist death squads roundng up Chilean civilians on the streets of Santiago before deporting them to concentration camps immediately after the CIA-backed coup d'etat of 1973 which overthrew and killed the democratically-elected President of Chile, Salvador Allende.

General Augusto Pinochet's Fascist death squads roundng up Chilean civilians on…

1973 Chilean coup d'état - Wikipedia

A violent coup on September 11 overthrows Chile's Marxist president Carlos Allende, who reportedly takes his own life. A military junta names as president Gen. Agusto Pinochet, who vows to exterminate Marxism from Chile and begins a repressive rule.

Chilean President Salvador Allende during the coup on 11 September 1973

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Chilean President Salvador Allende during the coup on 11 September 1973

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