Monument to the Heroes of April 4, 1954

Monument to the Heroes of April 4, 1954 (HM1RD1)

Location: Managua, Managua 11118
Country: Nicaragua

N 12° 8.512', W 86° 16.344'

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Monumento a los Héroes del 4 de Abril de 1954

El 4 de Abril de 1954 un heróico puñado de patriotas civiles y militares se alzó en armas contra la dictadura dinástica de la familia Somoza fueron hechos prisioneros, sufrieron la mas atroces torturas y fueron luego asesinadas y enterrados en lugares secretos.A los cincuenta años de su sacrificio, su ejemplo y su memoria viven entre nosotros.1954-2004EpitafioTe mataron y nonos dijeron dondeenterraron tu cuerpo,pero desde entoncestodo el territorionacional es tusepulcroo más bien en cadapalmo de territorionacional en que noesta tu cuerpotu resucitasteCreyeron que temataban con unaorden de ¡Fuego!creyeron que teenterraban y lo quehacian era enterraruna semillaErnesto Cardenal"Si muero luchando por la libertad les heredo mi honor y mi ideal."Pablo Leal (1954)Pablo Leal · Jose Maria Tercero · Luis F. Gabuardi · Amado Soler · Adolfo Baez Bone · Luis Baez Bone · Juan Ruiz · Humberto Ruiz · Juan Martinez Reyes · Miguel Reyes · Ernesto Peralta · Rafael Choissel Praslin · Optaciano Morazan · Edgar Gutierrez · Manrique Umaña · Augustín Alfaro · Carlos U. Gómez · Pedro J Reyes · Francisco Granillo · Jorge Rivas Montes · Luis Morales PalaciosEnglish translation:On April 4, 1954 a handful of heroic civilian and military patriots took up arms against the dynastic dictatorship of the Somoza family, were taken prisoner, suffered the most atrocious tortures and were then killed and buried in secret places. Fifty years after their sacrifice, their example and their memory, they continue to live among us.1954-2004EpitaphThey killed you and didn't tell us where they buried your body,but since then the whole country is your graveor rather, in each bit of national territorywhere your body is not, you rose againThey thought they killed you with their order of Fire!they believed you buried but what they did was bury a seedErnesto Cardenal"If I die fighting for freedom I leave to you my honor and my ideals." · Pablo Leal (1954)List of those dead or missing involved in April 4, 1954 rebellion
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HM NumberHM1RD1
Year Placed2004
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, March 31st, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16P E 579166 N 1342346
Decimal Degrees12.14186667, -86.27240000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 12° 8.512', W 86° 16.344'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds12° 8' 30.72" N, 86° 16' 20.64" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Av Central, Managua Managua 11118, NI
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