Year of the Big Lie


Fifth Estate # 98, February 4-18, 1970

Liberation News Service — Soldiers are shipping out for Vietnam from West Coast embarkation points at a rate that recalls the 1966 build-up—1,700 one day, 3,000 the next. The Oakland Army Terminal is so jammed with GIs on their way …

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Presidio Case


Fifth Estate # 78, May 1-14, 1969

MONTEREY, Calif. (LNS)—The Army is taking a Danang-sized shelling as the climactic phase of the Presidio “mutiny” case enters its third week here at Fort Ord.

Presidio Mutiny Trial Ends


Fifth Estate # 81, June 12-25, 1969

FLASH—As we go to press we have learned that 12 of the Presidio GI’s have been found guilty of mutiny and two of disobedience. The verdict came after the five-member board deliberated six hours at the end of the 35 …

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