August 24, 1970 : B-52s conduct heavy raids along the DMZ

Introduction

U.S. B-52s carry out heavy bombing raids along the DMZ. In the United States, a radical protest group calling themselves the New Year’s Gang blew up in the Army Mathematics Research Center at the University of Wisconsin Army Mathematics Research Center in Madison. A graduate student who was working late was killed in the blast. The center, which reportedly was involved in war research, had been a focus for protest in the past, but previously protests had all been nonviolent.

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August 24, 1970 : B-52s conduct heavy raids along the DMZ

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    2009

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    August 24, 1970 : B-52s conduct heavy raids along the DMZ

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  • Access Date

    December 15, 2017

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