Police and U.S. military patrol streets to control the crowds and extinguish burning auto during race riots in Detroit Michigan
Detroit Michigan USA Date:1943, June Duration:1 min 33 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Detroit Race Riot in Detroit, Michigan in June 1943, during World War 2. Police disperse crowd from the street. Army patrol walks down the street in a colored section of city. Two soldiers in front of the shop HH Bowles Radio Service, marked 'colored' on the store window. Five U.S. soldiers holding light machine guns patrol on the street. Soldiers cross street. White youths exit from patrol wagon and appear to be joking around. The youths pose in front of the patrol wagon. Police bus being driven. Views of army tent camp in a field. Firemen spray water on a burning automobile set on fire during the racially motivated riot. Smoke all around the burned vehicle. People stand on street and watch.
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