Tag: Detroit

Remembering the 1967 Detroit Riots

At the time of the riot, I was stationed at Camp Grayling doing a two week period of summer training. I had just completed one full week and was looking forward to the final week when word came down that we had been ordered back to Detroit. I was a...

The Destruction of Detroit

Detroit is one of the few cities in the United States that prides itself in the number of houses that it tears down. It took over 300 years to build the city and it will take about four more years to knock it down. The records are sketchy as this...