Hiroshima, First Shot of World War III

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Fifth Estate # 345, Winter, 1995

Introduction by R. Relievo As E.B. Maple points out in the following article (which first appeared in FE #285, August 1977), the atomic bombings of civilians by the American Army Air Corps at the end of World War II was …

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Kronstadt 1921

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Fifth Estate # 344, Summer, 1994

For three-quarters of a century, anarchists and other opponents of the 1917 Bolshevik putsch and subsequent counterrevolution have cited the uprising of the mutinous Baltic Fleet sailors and garrison soldiers at Kronstadt as one of the final social eruptions of …

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US Gunmen to Leave Somalia?

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Fifth Estate # 343, Fall-Winter, 1993

The murderous legions of the Empire shave suffered a reversal, this time in Somalia, at a cost measured in blood. Yet for every dead or wounded U.S. soldier, hundreds more Somalis have suffered the same fate as a result of …

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Bombing Civilians

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Fifth Estate # 346, Summer, 1995

Dear FE: After reading your articles in the Winter 1995 issue on the dropping of the atomic bombs on Japan, I couldn’t help but feel a little bit of historical and moral context was needed to balance the distortion contained …

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