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Commemorating the last military dictatorship in Argentina

March 24, 1976 was the date of the military coup in Argentina that brought to power what would prove to be the most brutal and murderous of the South American military dictatorships. It lasted until 1983, when the military junta, badly discredited by its crimes and by the loss of the war in its ill-fated 1982 attempt to retake the Malvinas/Falkland Islands from Britain by force, cede power to a constitutional and democratic government.
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