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The end of Gen Arnulfo Gomez in Mex - Col Manuel Limon of Mex at right giving signal to shoot 
1927 
  
Gelatin silver print, painted over 
Collection Jim Linderman - Dull Tool Dim Bulb 
 
LL/48724 
  
General Arnulfo Gomez "El Hombre Sin Vicios" had shaved to prevent recognition, but was tracked down nonetheless. Condemned to death in Tepcelo at one in the morning and shot as the sun rose hours later. He had two requests. First, that his eyes be covered. Second, that the command to fire be silent. The commander had no problem with either. He raised, then dropped a silent hat to signal. (Courtesy - Jim Linderman)
 
Stamped on reverse "Reference Dept - Nov 17 1927" 
 

 
  
 
  
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