Military Power and Popular Protest: The U.S. Navy in Vieques, Puerto Rico

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Residents of Vieques, a small island just off the east coast of Puerto Rico, live wedged between an ammunition depot and live bombing range for the U.S. Navy. Since the 1940s when the navy expropriated over two-thirds of the island, residents have struggled to make a life amid the thundering of bombs and rumbling of weaponry fire. Like the armys base in Okinawa, Japan, the facility has drawn vociferous protests from residents who challenged U.S. security interests overseas. In 1999, when a local civilian employee of the ...

Military Power and Popular Protest: The U.S. Navy in Vieques, Puerto Rico 2002, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

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Military Power and Popular Protest: The U.S. Navy in Vieques, Puerto Rico 2002, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

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