july memories / 29

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)

29th July, 1915 : President Guillaume of Haiti and General Oscar, the Governor of the capital city, Port-Au-Prince, have been executed by a mob, angered by 160 political killings. Fearing for the lives of Americans and other foreigners, the cruiser Washington today landed 400 US Marines at the capital.

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