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NCJ Number: 63301 Find in a Library
Title: OPERATION OGRO - THE EXECUTION OF ADMIRAL LUIS CARRERO BLANCO
Author(s): J AGIRRE
Corporate Author: Quadrangle Books/the New York Times Book Co
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 223
Sponsoring Agency: Quadrangle Books/the New York Times Book Co
New York, NY 10016
Times Books
New York, NY 10022
Sale Source: Times Books
201 E 50th Street
New York, NY 10022
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE PLANNING AND EXECUTION OF THE KILLING OF ADMIRAL LUIS CARRERO BLANCO, THE PERSON DESIGNATED BY FRANCO TO PERPETUATE HIS STYLE OF RULE IN SPAIN, ARE DESCRIBED, AS TOLD BY THOSE RESPONSIBLE.
Abstract: 'OPERATION OGRO' IS THE TAPED ACCOUNT OF THE FOUR BASQUES WHO CAME TO MADRID, LIVED IN THE CITY FOR ABOUT A YEAR, CAREFULLY PICKED THEIR TARGET, ADMIRAL LUIS CARERRO BLANCO (WHOM THEY CONSIDERED THEIR KEY ENEMY IN THE SPANISH GOVERNMENT AFTER GENERALISSIMO FRANCISCO FRANCO), AND ASSASSINATED HIM ON DECEMBER 20, 1973, BY DYNAMITING HIS CAR. THE ACCOUNT DESCRIBES THE INFORMATION ABOUT BLANCO'S HABITS THAT BECAME THE BASIS FOR THE PLANNING OF THE ASSASSINATION. THE DAILY LIFE OF THE FOUR BASQUES IN MADRID DURING THE PLANNING IS PORTRAYED. THE ANALYSIS AND REJECTION OF A PLAN TO KIDNAP BLANCO IS OUTLINED, AND THE PLAN TO BOMB BLANCO'S CAR IN FRONT OF THE MADRID CHURCH, SAN FRANCISCO DE BORJA, IS DESCRIBED IN DETAIL. EVENTS OF THE SUCCESSFUL ESCAPE PLAN ARE ALSO RECOUNTED. THE APPENDIXES CONTAIN COPIES OF DOCUMENTS AND PUBLICATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE ASSASSINATION PLAN AND EVENT. (RCB)
Index Term(s): Assassination; Bombings; Political offenders; Politically motivated violent crimes; Revolutionary or terrorist groups; Spain; Terrorist tactics
Note: TRANSLATION BY PROBST SOLOMON
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