during the mid-to-late-197o’s; buenos aires was subject to the rule of the brutal military dictatorship led by jorge videla. they disappeared an estimated 3o-5o,ooo argentineans; as a focused tactic of political repression [ the majority of their victims were; left-wing activists and militants, including trade unionists, students, journalists, marxists, peronist guerrillas and alleged sympathizers]. the vehicle of choice for the military junta death squads to carry out their clandestine kidnappings, was typically a dark green ford falcon [ styled after the american design ]. seeing such a car in those days often signaled the imminence of one’s disappearance into the torture chambers they left their victims to suffer in. the pictures shown were taken at an exhibit in the Espacio Memoria y Derechos Humanos [ which is the site of the former naval academy; where many of the disappeared were held, tortured and murdered ].