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The New York state troopers and national guardsmen involved in police assault on Attica state prison were trained in use of firearms. Yet nine of the hostages they were to rescue were shot to death. Why? asks one reader. Open in full size

The New York state troopers and national guardsmen involved in police assault on Attica state prison were trained in use of firearms. Yet nine of the hostages they were to rescue were shot to death. Why? asks one reader.

Picture, 1971, English

The New York state troopers and national guardsmen involved in police assault on Attica state prison were trained in use of firearms. Yet nine of the hostages they were to rescue were shot to death. Why? asks one reader.

Picture, 1971, English

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Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Prisons - United States - Attica State Prison; Attica; New York

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0011381f