Guatemala City in Guatemala Department,
Students Massacred on April 12, 1962
Aquí sacrifico su juventud el
Br. Cesar Armando Funes,
la tarde del 12 de abril de 1962,
en defensa de la libertad y
Guatemala, Sept. de 1962
Noel Lopez Toledo
Jorge Galvez Galindo
ofrendaron su sangre por la causa
de la libertad y la dignidad nacionales,
masacrados vilmente por la tiranía
Ydigorista el 12 de abril de 1962.
Facultad de Derecho, Territorio Libre
de Guatemala, Sept. de 1962.
Here at this location
César Armando Funes,
on the afternoon of April 12, 1962,
in defense of liberty and democracy
sacrificed his youth.
Guatemala, September 1962
Noél López Toledo
Jorge Gálvez Galindo
offered their blood for the cause of liberty
and national dignity,
vilely massacred by the Ydigoras tyranny on April 12, 1962.
Legal Faculty, Free Territory of Guatemala,
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is April 12, 1962.
Location. 14° 38.331′ N, 90° 30.664′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala (Guatemala Department). Memorial is on 9a Avenida, 0 kilometers north of 10A Calle, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guatemala City, Guatemala 01001, Guatemala. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Doctor Adolfo Mijangos López (within shouting distance of this marker); Julio and Enrique de la Riva (within shouting distance of this marker); Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital Fire in Guatemala City (within shouting distance of this marker); Murder of Abner Abdiel Hernandez Orellana (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Herrera Luna House (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); First Cathedral in Guatemala City (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Former Postal Service (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Birthplace of Antonio José de Irisarri (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guatemala City.
Regarding Students Massacred on April 12, 1962. Noél López Toledo, César Armando Funes and Jorge Gálvez were university students killed by the military on April 12, 1962 on the eve of the "Huelga de Dolores"
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