Map: Military staging during the 1967 Detroit Riots

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This appears to be a map used during the 1967 rebellion/ riots to help the military and police stage various armed units related to areas of conflict. The Fairgrounds had become a landing zone for paratroopers, the City airport was a main base, and in all 17,000 men were brought to quell the discontent of Detroit residents.

More on the rebellion/riots. . .

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