Charlemagne Peralte Monument - Hinche Haiti
Here is the Charlemagne Peralte monument in Hinche Haiti. Charlemagne Massena Peralte was born in 1886. he was a Haitian nationalist leader who opposed the US Invasion of his of Haiti in 1915.
Charlemagne Peralte was the leader of the Haitian guerrilla fighters called the Cacos.
He posed such a challenge to the US forces in Haiti that the occupying forces had to upgrade their presence in the country.
Charlemagne Peralte was assassinated on 1 November 1, 1919.
Charlemagne Peralte remains as a highly praised Haitian hero.
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