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Antigua Guatemala in Municipality of Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
 

Captain Braulio Laguardia Morales

 
 
Captain Braulio Laguardia Morales Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 27, 2016
1. Captain Braulio Laguardia Morales Marker
Inscription.
Homenaje del pueblo antigueno al heroico adalid de la libertad Capitan del Ejercito Nacional
Braulio Laguardia Morales
20 de octubre de 1944.

English translation:
Tribute from the people of Antigua to the heroic leader of freedom, Captain in the National Army
Braulio Laguardia Morales
October 20, 1944.

 
Location. 14° 33.251′ N, 90° 44.116′ W. Marker is in Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, in Municipality of Antigua Guatemala. Marker is on 7a Calle Poniente just from 6a Avenida Sur, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez 03001, Guatemala.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Adrian Recinos Born in this House (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); House of Bartolomé Azmitia Frener (about 240 meters away); Palace of the Captaincy General (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Manuel Benítez (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Sculptor Quirio Cataño (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Fountain of Antigua's Central Park (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Francisco Marroquín and the San Pedro Hospital
Captain Braulio Laguardia Morales Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 27, 2016
2. Captain Braulio Laguardia Morales Marker
The marker is high on the right side of the red building seen in this view.
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); California Avocado Society Thanks Guatemala (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Antigua Guatemala.
 
Regarding Captain Braulio Laguardia Morales. Captain Braulio Laguardia Morales was a pilot in the Guatemalan Army. He led a rebel group made up of both Army and civilians that with tanks and artillery attacked the Army's main base of Fort San José in Guatemala City on October 20, 1944. This action was a part of the Guatemalan "October Revolution" that ended the dictatorship of President Ubico. Captain Braulio Laguardia died in the attack.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 30, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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