Chaplain Bends Over Victims of Revolt



Photo Title

Chaplain Bends Over Victims of Revolt

Photographer/Creator

Hector Rondon

Collection

Publisher

La Republica

Caption/Description

Father Luis Manuel Padilla, Venezuelan navy chaplain, bends over body of one of five government soldiers who were among victims of Communist-backed revolt in Puerto Cabello, Venzuela. Soldiers were shot in house to house fighting in the city near the naval base. President Betancourt's government announced June 4 the revolt was crushed.

Citation

Hector Rondon, "Chaplain Bends Over Victims of Revolt," in POYi Archive, Item #4732, http://archive.poy.org/items/show/4732 (accessed June 2, 2020).

Date Added

07.04.2008