La Moneda Palace is being bombarded during the coup d’état at noon on September 11th 1973.
President Salvador Allende and his wife Ms. Hortensia Bussi.
La Moneda Palace, Santiago de Chile, September 11th, 1973.
Photo: Leopoldo Víctor Vargas.
Forty three years ago, on Friday 29th, June 1973, there was a putsch against the government of Chilean President Salvador Allende. This failed putsch is known as Tanquetazo or Tancazo.