Rise to Power
Augusto Pinochet born November 26 1915, was a graduated infantry officer in 1937 rose through the ranks of the Chilean Military. One of his duties was professor in Geopolitics and he also was head of a prison camp for communist cospicaters this is where he became repulsed by leftist ways. On September 11 1973 Pinochet took power and banned all rival political parties censored media and purged communist and liberals. Pinochet did not hesitate to consolidate power and remove political opponents by any means necessary and his ruthless side has been made clear when he executed and tortured a rough total of around 3,000 people.