General Escala

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Erasmo Escala
... Erasmo Escala Arriagada (June 2, 1826 – March 3, 1884), Chilean soldier, served as commander-in-chief of the Army during part of the War of the Pacific ... General Escala was alreay a veteran when on July 18, 1879, during the War of the Pacific, was called by Domingo Santa María, principal minister of President Aníbal Pinto, to assume command of the ... But contrary to expectations, General Escala, due to his quick temperament, soon proceeded to get into a feud with the brothers Sotomayor Rafael Sotomayor was ...
Manuel Baquedano - Military Career - War of The Pacific
... If we have won, we owe it to our soldiers and to our citizens." General Manuel Baquedano's victory speech, April, 1881. 1876, Baquedano was promoted to brigadier general ... When War of the Pacific with Peru and Bolivia broke out in April 1879, he was general commander of the cavalry ...

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