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Salvador Allende's AK47 | by Homage to Leopoldo Víctor Vargas
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Salvador Allende's AK47

Detail of the forensic pictures taken at Allende's suicide crime scene. He did not surrender and shot himself with his own machine gun. An AK-47 given to him, as a gift, by Cuba's Prime Minister Fidel Castro. The inscription in the handle reads: "To Salvador, from his brother in arms, Fidel Castro.

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Taken on September 11, 1973