NOTICE: The Civil Rights Digital Library site may be unavailable on Saturday, March 7th due to network maintenance.
Home  » Collections A-Z  » Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection  » All Items  » Attention: GI's Under Attack

Attention: GI's Under Attack

 Click here to view the item
Creator:GI-Civilian Alliance for Peace
Creator:University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division.
Title:Attention: GI's Under Attack
Date:1969
Description:

Alternative title: Attention GI's Under Attack ... Presidio Trials at Ft Lewis ... Support GI Rights ... We Need Your Help ... Join Us at Ft Lewis ... Attend the Antiwar Basic Training Days Announces: Daily car pools to Ft. Lewis "from the AFSC parking lot at 4001 9th NE at 7 and 11 AM, and at 1 PM, every day beginning Wednesday the 19th." Calls for: "We call on all students and civilians to join us in daily car pools to Ft. Lewis ... We will attend the trials to express our support for the men, and we will issue information releases on the trial ... We will use the case to build the defense of the Presidio GI's and to build antiwar movement so that we can defend them even more." Background information: "Perhaps the single best known event of the domestic GI movement was the October 1968 mutiny at Presidio prison in California ... twenty seven men attempted a sit-in-style demonstration at morning formation to protest harsh conditions and the recent killing of an inmate [by a prison guard.] Tried as mutineers, the protestors were given severe punishments, and a long legal battle ensued." (Moser, R.R. (1996). The New Winter Soldiers: GI and Veteran Dissent During the Vietnam Era. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press. p. 74)

Types:Fliers (printed matter) | Text
Subjects:Civil rights--United States | Human rights--United States | Freedom of speech--United States | Vietnam Conflict, 1961-1975--Protest movements | Courts-martial and courts of inquiry--Washington (State) | Fort Lewis (Wash.) | United States, Washignton, King County, Seattle, 47.6062095, -122.3320708
Collection:Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection
Institution:University of Washington's Libraries
Contributors:University of Washington. Libraries. Special Collections Division
Original Material:

Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection

GI-Civilian Alliance for Peace

Rights and Usage:

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

Cite as: University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections, [Order Number or Negative Number]

For information on permissions for use and reproductions please visit UW Libraries Special Collections Use Permissions page: http://www.lib.washington.edu/specialcollections/services/permission-for-use

Persistent Link to Item:http://digitalcollections.lib.washington.edu/cdm/ref/collection/protests/id/101