Armed Forces -- Prisons
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Overview Long Binh Jail, a U.S. Army Installation Stockade established in 1966 by the U.S. Army, was located on the Long Binh Post in Đồng Nai Province, South Vietnam. Meant to hold 400 American prisoners, it soon overflowed to about 1000.Dr. Cecil B. Currey’s research and book titled “Long Binh Jail: An Oral History of Vietnam's Notorious U. S. Military Prison” focuses on the riot that took place between August 29-September 7, 1968. A small group of African-American prisoners started...