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An M79 grenade launcher seems overkill for that car.
Photo by Raymond Depardon.
It’s not aimed at the car, it’s aimed at the driver. Wayyyy overkill, Corporal.
Wow in today’s nation those people in that car would be millionaires if they were able to get that picture in a court. Times have changed.
I dont care if that M79 is loaded with smiley faces amd gumdrops, too close! Shame.
>…[unrestrained and indiscriminate police violence](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1968_Democratic_National_Convention#The_Chicago_Police_riot) on many occasions, particularly at night. That violence was made all the more shocking by the fact that it was often inflicted upon persons who had broken no law, disobeyed no order, made no threat. These included peaceful demonstrators, onlookers, and large numbers of residents who were simply passing through, or happened to live in, the areas where confrontations were occurring.[30
–From the Rights in Conflict (better known as the Walker Report), the Chicago Study Team that investigated the violent clashes between police and protesters at the 1968 Democratic convention…
*The police are not here to create disorder, they’re here to preserve disorder.* –Richard J. Daley
Pics like this makes wonder there were not many more incidents akin to the Kent State murders.
So you’re fighting communist for “freedom”, yet treating your own citizens just as bad as some of those regimes…..? Oh ‘60s you weird.