~ 720th Military Police Battalion Reunion Association History Project ~

Photo B0101: Not all the residents of Oxford, Mississippi were hostile to the troops assigned to the civil rights riot suppression and security duty at the State University. SP/4ís James Doherty of Chicago, Illinois and Kenneth Kennedy of Kerrville, Texas of Alpha Company 720th MP Battalion, 4th Army, III Corps were welcomed to a holiday season dinner at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Wilshires on 22 December 1962. Official U.S. Army Photograph, courtesy of the Birmingham, Alabama News Newspaper, page 9-D, 23 December 1962 edition.

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