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.

General Pinochet, picture taken just after he led a coup in Chile

The Chilean Model

The Politics of Authoritarian Rule (Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics)

Fortín Mapocho (Chile) - 5 de octubre de 1988. Portada del día del plebiscito donde se decidiría si Pinochet continuaba o no en el poder hasta el 11 de marzo de 1997.

Fortín Mapocho (Chile) - 5 de octubre de 1988. Portada del día del plebiscito donde se decidiría si Pinochet continuaba o no en el poder hasta el 11 de marzo de 1997.

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

Chile National Stadium, 1973 - Here the Pinochet regime tortured and murdered hundreds of persons

National Stadium of Chile, 1973 - Hundreds of Chilean civilians were rounded up, tortured, and murdered by the military death squads of general Augusto Pinochet's US-backed Fascist military dictatorship.

Chile 1973 La quema de libros se inicia con el allanamiento de la Editorial Quimantú, que editaba libros a bajo precio para estudiantes y trabajadores, en donde se destruyeron, entre otras, todas las ediciones de las Obras Completas de Ernesto Che Guevara. La destrucción de libros tocó también a los particulares, cuyas viviendas eran allanadas en busca de armas o libros “indebidos”.

Burning left-wing books during the early days of the Chilean military regime, 1974

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…

Soldiers and firefighters carry the body of President Salvador Allende, wrapped in a Bolivian poncho, out of the destroyed La Moneda presidential palace, after the 1973 military coup led by Gen....

Soldiers and firefighters carry the body of President Salvador Allende, wrapped in a Bolivian poncho, out of the destroyed La Moneda presidential palace, after the 1973 military coup led by Gen.

Uncovering Britain's secret role in protecting Chile's 1973 coup

Uncovering Britain's secret role in protecting Chile's 1973 coup

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.

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