Little known American Historical Fact
I was completely unaware of this event that took place in Athens, TN in 1946. I did not know an armed revolt on American soil by WWII veterans ever took place during our lifetime.
A very sobering video to say the least.
The Battle of Athens was an armed rebellion led by WWII veterans and citizens in Athens and Etowah, Tennessee, United States, against the tyrannical local government in August 1946.
A movie made about the incident -
There’s a lot of info to read at the beginning – it will be easier to read if you full screen it