• Short Summary

    THE FOUR-DAY-OLD NAVY REVOLT AGAINST THE ARGENTINE GOVERNMENT HAS ENDED IN VICTORY FOR THE FORCES LOYAL TO PRESIDENT JOSE MARIA GUIDO.

  • Description

    THE FOUR-DAY-OLD NAVY REVOLT AGAINST THE ARGENTINE GOVERNMENT HAS ENDED IN VICTORY FOR THE FORCES LOYAL TO PRESIDENT JOSE MARIA GUIDO.THE UPRISING BY SOME 17-THOUSAND SAILORS AND MARINES LED BY TWO RETIRED ARMY GENERALS LEFT AN ESTIMATED 40 DEAD AND 100 FOUNDED.AT LEAST SIXTY NINE REBEL OFFICERS WERE ARRESTED MANY OTHERS HAVE FEED.

    THE REBELLION, BROUGHT TO A HALT ON FRIDAY, WAS DESIGNED TO BLOCK THE JUNE 23RD NATIONAL ELECTIONS IN WHICH FOLLOWERS OF THE FORMER PRESIDENT JUAN PERON AND THEIR ALLIES ARE EXPECTED TO SCORE SUBSTANTIAL GAINS.THE REBELS AND MANY MILITARY MEN IN THE GUIDO GOVERNMENT FEAR THE PERONIST WILL ATTEMPT TO RESTORE A DICTATORSHIP.

    MUCH OF THE ACTION IN THE REVOLT WAS AROUND A NAVAL BASE AT PUNTA INDIO AND A TANK REGIMENT GARRISONED AT MAGDALENA.BOTH PLACES WERE INTENSIVELY BOMBED, THE NAVY BASE BY LOYALIST AIR FORCE PLANES AND THE TANK GARRISON BY REBEL NAVY PLANES.

    AGREEMENT TO END THE REVOLT WAS REACHED AT A MEETING WITH ONE OF THE PRINCIPAL LEADERS IN THE ACTION, REAR ADMIRAL ELADIO VAZQUEZ.THE CABINET MET WITH PRESIDENT GUIDO AT THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE IN BUENOS AIRES WHILE NEGOTIATIONS WERE BEING CONDUCTED WITH VAZQUEZ TO HALT THE REBELLION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA40LO4ERAZQULBLW8TRNHJ55KQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA40LO4ERAZQULBLW8TRNHJ55KQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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