Lawrence A. Corcoran

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The Bombing of La Moneda on 11 September 1973 by the Junta's Armed Forces.

Colonel Lawrence A. Corcoran was a Defense Intelligence Agency officer stationed in Santiago, Chile in the early 1970s. He allegedly paid $50,000 dollars per piece for the 17 missiles used to bombard the La Moneda Palace as part of the U.S.-supported 1973 Chilean coup d'état.[1]


  1. ^ Axelsson, Sun Chili, le Dossier Noir. (Chile: The Black File) Paris, France: Gallimard, 1974, p. 87