Library - Reading Room

Supporting Materials for Sir! No Sir!

GI's Speak In London

A crowd of 1000 at the Lyceum Ballroom in London heard from 5 American GIs starioned in Germany.

Despite the presence of Dr. Benjamin Spock and the cast of Hair, the GIs stole the show reports the Overseas Weekly in the June 21 edition.

"We are all GI's stationed in Germany," began Spec/4 Bruce Scott, "and we are in a resistance movement along with hundreds and thousaanfdsof GI's." Scott appeared in uniform. He said that he was the editor of GRAFFITI, an underground newspaper. He told the audience that the Army had "radicalized us and made us political. None of us were political before we entered the service."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Star Spangled Bummer, no. 2

 

© 2005 Displaced Films. All Rights Reserved