Berlin: 'Up against the Wall' GI Paper (1970)

Materialien zur Analyse von Opposition

Von Jürgen Schröder, Berlin, 25.4.2016


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Until now we can only present some issues of 'Up against the Wall', the Berlin GI Paper being published in 1970. If you have other issues please make them available to us.

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16.05.1970:
In Berlin the GI journal 'Up against the Wall' (see June 1970) is published in a week edition for May 16 to 23, which is its second edition. Contents are:
- "Editorial: What is patriotism?";
- "F.T.A. in GI Week 16-23";
- "History of Laos";
- "On the road to My Lai - cartoon";
- "Who's responsible for My Lai?";
- "Memoirs of an M-day veteran";
- "On Levies";
- "Letter from West Germany";
- "Pro in The Green Machine" a cartoon;
- "Puerto Rico Occupado";
- "Right on!";
- "P.O.W. in The Green Machine" a cartoon;
- "CYA a public service for GIs";
- "Brigade stuff"; and
- "Letters".
Quelle: Up against the Wall week edition May 16-23, Berlin 1970

Juni 1970:
In Berlin the GI journal 'Up against the Wall' (see 16.5.1970, July 1970) is probably published in June under the headline "Everyone Loves a Parade…". Contents are:
- "The myth of Victory in Cambodia";
- "Everybody Loves a Parade - 'Fuck zee Armee, Fuk zee Brass'";
- "Behind the Red Dot Mystery";
- "PX I love you";
- "Hard Times : A Comic Strip";
- "Right On";
- "The Brothers Run It Down: Interview";
- "Proletariat in the Green Machine: A Comic Strip";
- "WACs vs. BRASS";
- "Spanish Section: La Huelga Sigue!";
- "POW in the Green Machine";
- "Silent? Majority";
- "Brigade Stuff"; and
- "A Pair from McNair".
Q: Up against the Wall Everyone Loves a Parade…, Berlin n. y. (1970)

Juli 1970:
In Berlin the GI journal 'Up against the Wall' No. 5 (see June 1970, Aug. 1970) is published. Contents are:
- "Levies";
- "Black and White GIs Rally in Heidelburg";
- "What's happening at Penn Central?";
- "POW in the Green Machine - Comic Strip";
- "Hard Hats Forced to March";
- "Solidaridad Cubana-Americana";
- "Right On!";
- "Back Home Movement";
- "The People's Tribunal";
- "Proletariat in the Green Machine - Comic Strip";
- "Letter from a GI in Vietnam"; and
- "Brigade Stuff".

The movie "No Vietnamese ever called me Nigger" will be shown by Up against the Wall on July 23, 1970.
Q: Up against the Wall No. 5, Berlin July 1970

August 1970:
In Berlin the GI journal 'Up against the Wall' No. 6 (see July 1970, Sept. 1970) is published. Contents are:
- "Levies part II";
- "Story from Hohenfels";
- "POW in the Green Machine" a comic strip;
- "Right on! Brother writes UAW";
- "UAW Replies";
- "White Black EMs have more in common than with officers";
- "Nixon vs. Workers";
- "Proletariat in the Green Machine" a comic strip;
- "Volksfest Fakes People. Brass spreads lies about Old West";
- "Boricua en ejercito yanqui" from 'Challenge';
- "Brigade stuff";
- "Next Step comes to Berlin" being distributed by UAW; and
- "Army Scared" by UAW.
Q: Up against the Wall No. 6, Berlin Aug. 1970

September 1970:
In Berlin the GI journal 'Up against the Wall' No. 7 (see Aug. 1970) is published as a special under the headline "Racism at McNair". Contents are:
- "What happened on August 20th;
- "What are the brothers complaining about?";
- "Race War -> Fascism";
- "Army Manipulations";
- "What Berlin EMs are saying now"; and
- "GI Petition".
Q: Up against the Wall No. 7, Berlin Sept. 1970

Letzte Änderung: 29.06.2016