Photojournalism and Memory: Agustí Centelles’s Legacy
The battle lasted three days. In the streets at least 300 lay dead. Squads of Sindicalists and Communists, who joined forces, restored order. Among those they buried—said a government announcement—was Gen. Manuel Goded. He had led his troops from their barracks to take over the seaport. But 60,000 militiamen unexpectedly barred the way. Goded took refuge in the Hotel Colon. While Reds burned churches and shot down priests and nuns, the military besieged the hostelry and forced the handsome insurgent chief to surrender. (7–8)
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