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Movimento das Forças Armadas

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  1. an organisation of lower-ranked officers in the military which was responsible for the Carnation Revolution of 25 April 1974, coup which ended the corporatist New State in Portugal

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  2. - MFA

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  3. The MFA developed in the early 1970s as a movement of Captains (movimento dos capitães), young officers who had been involved in the Colonial War against the separatist movements in the African overseas provinces of Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau

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  4. What motivated the 'Captains' was, essentially, a desire for the freedom until then denied to the Portuguese people and the dissatisfaction with the policies followed by the government in relation to the Colonial War

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  5. The principal aims of the MFA were the immediate completion of the 'dirty war', which victimised innocent civilians, retreat from Africa, free elections and the abolition of the dreaded secret police, the PIDE/DGS

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  6. The movement's objective was to, by any means, put an end to the Colonial War

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