Then Came The Riots!"
Some Pictures Taken During The Panamanian Riots 1964
Military Police, First On The Scene !
Panama Riots, make the cover of LIFE Magizine.
Cover inscription reads:
PANAMA CITY AT CANAL ZONE BORDER RIOTERS HOIST FLAG ABOVE A FLAMING CAR
JANUARY 24 - 1964 - 25¢
Troops from the 10th Infantry assemble in the staging
area, at the rear of the Masonic Temple in Colon.
Area of initial intrusion into the city of Cristobal, Canal Zone.
Elements from the 549th MP Co set up a first line of defense.
Tear Gas Works
The employment of tear gas holds the mob infuriated Panamanians at bay.
Masonic Temple Fire
The Canal Zone Fire Department, along with elements of the 10th Infantry,
work together in an attempt to extinguish a fire at the Masonic Temple.
New uniform wear of the...
Southern Command Patch
Southern Command Crest
U.S. Southern Command
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