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Renowned Van Doos - Members of the French-speaking Royal 22nd Regiment - stand on guard outside Montreal's city hall today maintaining a shaky peace after a night of gunbattles; arson and looting. The troops were sent in by federal authorities; at the request of the Quebec government; to protect strategic points and to maintain order in the city in case mob violence breaks out again. Open in full size

Renowned Van Doos - Members of the French-speaking Royal 22nd Regiment - stand on guard outside Montreal's city hall today maintaining a shaky peace after a night of gunbattles; arson and looting. The troops were sent in by federal authorities; at the request of the Quebec government; to protect strategic points and to maintain order in the city in case mob violence breaks out again.

Picture, 1969, English

Renowned Van Doos - Members of the French-speaking Royal 22nd Regiment - stand on guard outside Montreal's city hall today maintaining a shaky peace after a night of gunbattles; arson and looting. The troops were sent in by federal authorities; at the request of the Quebec government; to protect strategic points and to maintain order in the city in case mob violence breaks out again.

Picture, 1969, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Riots - Canada - Quebec

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0013532f