Ford Falcons were a popular car model in Argentina in the 1960s, particularly among the middle working class.
However, after the military coup of 1976, these cars became a tool for state-sponsored terror. Painted dark green, the Ford Falcons were used by the government’s paramilitary forces and secret police to commit all kinds of crimes, from intimidation to kidnapping and murder.
Click play to hear how one of Argentina’s most popular and reliable vehicles was turned into a symbol of fear and oppression:
- Easy Podcast - Ford Falcon Verde, el automóvil del terror - Easy Español Easy Español
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