DOI: 10.32608/2305-8773-2023-37-1-91-111
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Military against Salazar: Abrilada of 1961

Abstract: Created by António Salazar, the New State relied heavily on the sup-port of the armed forces. Nevertheless, in April 1961, a group of gener-als led by the Minister of Defense tried to remove him from power. Their dissatisfaction was caused not by the system, but by the war in Angola, the first stage of which was not successful for Portugal. Salazar was blamed for not listening to warnings from the military and intelli-gence agencies. No reforms were conducted in the overseas possessions to prevent the revolt, … Show more

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