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Freddie Meeks, 83, Port Chicago Sailor Who Was Pardoned, Dies

August 21, 20120 Comments

July 17, 1944 The Port Chicago disaster occurred when an ammunition depot at Port Chicago, California exploded killing 320 men, including 202 African Americans assigned by the Navy to handle explosives. The resulting refusal of 258 African American men to return to the dangerous work became known as the Port Chicago Mutiny. 208 of the […]

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United States Air Force Dumps Soldiers Body In Landfill!!!!

August 12, 20120 Comments

Air Force dumped ashes of more troops’ remains in Va. landfill than acknowledged- Washington Post By Craig Whitlock and Mary Pat Flaherty, Published: December 7, 2011 The Air Force dumped the incinerated partial remains of at least 274 American troops in a Virginia landfill, far more than the military had acknowledged, before halting the secretive practice three years ago, records […]

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