Chile, September 11th, 1973. A lonely dog stares at the horror, while the military forces drop their bombs over the goverment palace.

Chile, September A lonely dog stares at the horror, while the military forces drop their bombs over the goverment palace killing the democratically elected President Salvador Allende.

Democratically elected President Salvador Allende moments away from death during military coup at Moneda presidential palace in Chile. (Orlando Lagos) 1973

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Orlando Lagos, World Press Photo of the Year.Democratically elected President Salvador Allende moments away from death during military coup at Moneda presidential palace.

Chile, Santiago. Tranvía en pleno Centro de Stgo. en Av. Alameda de La Delicias esq. Calle Carmen, año 1920

Chile, Santiago. Tranvía en pleno Centro de Stgo. en Av. Alameda de La Delicias esq. Calle Carmen, año 1920

Golpe de estado de 1973. Chile

“feastingonroadkill: On the CIA overthrew the Chilean government because it had been elected to redistribute wealth. This is austeritys birthday.

11 de septiembre de 1973: Las fuerzas armadas chilenas -con apoyo logístico de la CIA de Estados Unidos- derrocan al Presidente de Chile, Salvador Allende, elegido democráticamente en 1970.

11 de septiembre de 1973: Las fuerzas armadas chilenas -con apoyo logístico de la CIA de Estados Unidos- derrocan al Presidente de Chile, Salvador Allende, elegido democráticamente en 1970.

Salvador Allende. Democratically elected President of Chile. Died during a coup secretly supported by the USA in 1973.

Democratically elected President of Chile. Died during a coup secretly supported by the USA in

Alamdeda alrededor del año 1940

Alamdeda alrededor del año 1940

1973. Salón interior Palacio de La Moneda.

1973. Salón interior Palacio de La Moneda.

President Allende's trust in Gen Pinochet proved misplaced. On 11 September 1973, less than three weeks after being made commander-in-chief, Gen Pinochet played a leading role in a CIA-sponsored coup. The attack, led by the armed forces, culminated in the bombing of the presidential palace. President Allende, inside at the time, died - believed shot by his own hand.

President Allende's trust in Gen Pinochet proved misplaced. On 11 September…

In 1970, a 4th of November. On the first day of the government of the popular unity.

On the first day of the government of the popular unity.

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