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Confessions of an Argentine Dirty Warrior: A Firsthand Account of Atrocity

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Retired navy officer Adolfo Scilingo was the first man ever to break the Argentine militarys pact of silence, stunning his compatriots and the world by openly confessing his participation in the hideous practice of pushing live political dissidents out of airplanes during Argentinas dirty war.

Available for the first time in paperback, with a new introduction by Judge Gabriel Cavallo on the upcoming military trials and a new epilogue by the author, Confessions of an Argentine Dirty Warrior includes the complete text of Scilingos confession in the form of interviews given to Argentinas best-known investigative journalist, Horacio Verbitsky, along with an afterword by Juan Méndez, putting these events in the context of the dirty war.

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Horacio Verbitsky is Argentinas leading investigative journalist, winner of the 1995 Latin American Studies Association Media Award, and author of a dozen books. He also presides over Argentinas main human rights organization, the Center for Legal and Social Studies. He lives in Buenos Aires.

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ISBN:
9781565849853
Translator:
Allen, Esther
Afterword:
Mendez, Juan
Translator:
Allen, Esther
Author:
Verbitsky, Horacio
Afterword by:
Mendez, Juan
Afterword:
Mendez, Juan
Publisher:
New Press
Subject:
Latin America - South America
Subject:
Latin America - General
Subject:
Latin america
Subject:
World History-South America
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20050731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
215
Dimensions:
8.2 x 5.5 in 9.5 oz

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Retired navy officer Adolfo Scilingo was the first man ever to break the Argentine militarys pact of silence, stunning his compatriots and the world by openly confessing his participation in the hideous practice of pushing live political dissidents out of airplanes during Argentinas dirty war.

Available for the first time in paperback, with a new introduction by Judge Gabriel Cavallo on the upcoming military trials and a new epilogue by the author, Confessions of an Argentine Dirty Warrior includes the complete text of Scilingos confession in the form of interviews given to Argentinas best-known investigative journalist, Horacio Verbitsky, along with an afterword by Juan Méndez, putting these events in the context of the dirty war.

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