0h 46min, dec 8, 1981 y - Army enters Perquín
4000 Army troops, including Colonel Monterrosa's Atlacatl Battalion, enter the "operation zone" in the Department of Morazán and forcibly recruit guides from Perquín. The last of the peasants enter El Mozote.
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The Massacre at El Mozote
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