ARGENTINA: Castillo & Coup

The Argentine Government last week squelched an attempted coup but it could not squelch a suspicion.

One night 34 boxes of aviation munitions disappeared from an air base. Shortly the Government ordered all of its warplanes immobilized, their magnetos removed. Troops at the Paraná air base were confined to quarters for twelve hours. Soon new troops took over at Paraná and the Government's Aviation School at Córdoba. Aviation munitions were moved from airports to infantry depots and the Military College at El Palomar. Commander of Army Aviation General Angel Maria Zuloaga not...

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