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Anti-Revolutionary Officer Sentenced To Death In Mexico

Felix Diaz, the nephew of ex-President and dictator of Mexico Porfirio Diaz led an anti-revolutionary force and seized the city of Vera Cruz.


Last Thursday government troops loyal to Madero recaptured the city and took Diaz prisoner. An immediate courtmartial was convened.

On October 27, 1912 after being found guilty of treason and insurrection, Felix Diaz was sentenced to death. He plans to appeal his sentence.

Felix Diaz

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