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Massacre at el Mozote

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ISBN-10: 067975525X

ISBN-13: 9780679755258

Edition: N/A

Authors: Mark Danner, Rk Danner

List price: $16.95
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In December 1981 soldiers of the Salvadoran Army's select, American-trained Atlacatl Battalion entered the village of El Mozote, where they murdered hundreds of men, women, and children, often by decapitation. Although reports of the massacre -- and photographs of its victims -- appeared in the United States, the Reagan administration quickly dismissed them as propaganda. In the end, El Mozote was forgotten. The war in El Salvador continued, with American funding. When Mark Danner's reconstruction of these events first appeared in The New Yorker, it sent shock waves through the news media and the American foreign-policy establishment. Now Danner has expanded his report into a brilliant…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/5/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

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