Confessions Of An Argentine Dirty Warrior
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Confessions Of An Argentine Dirty Warrior

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Retired navy officer Adolfo Scilingo was the first man ever to break the Argentine military's 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 Argentina's 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 Scilingo's confession in the form of interviews given to Argentina's best-known investigative journalist, Horacio Verbitsky, along with an afterword by Juan Mendez, putting these events in the context of the dirty war.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 323 pages
  • 140 x 206 x 16mm | 258.55g
  • The New Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • black & white illustrations
  • 156584985X
  • 9781565849853
  • 388,785

About Horacio Verbitsky

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

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Neither Hannah Arendt nor Horacio Verbitsky will allow us to ignore what human beings are capable of doing to each other.show more

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