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8 Major Mutinies of the 20th Century

Schuyler J. Dievendorf | 27 Jun 2014 15:50
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On July 17, 1944 on Port Chicago in Californa a huge amount of munitions detonated while being loaded for their trip to the Pacific Theater. The explosion killed over 300 sailors and civilians and injured almost 400 more, this really culminated a month later with the Port Chicago Mutiny. Because of the unsafe conditions sailors refused to load the munitions, this led to the arrest of fifty organizers.

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