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The Ohio National Guardsmen who fired on students and antiwar protesters at Kent State University on May 4, 1970 were given an order to prepare to shoot, according to a new analysis of a 40-year-old audio tape of the event.
"Guard!" says a male voice on the recording, which two forensic audio experts enhanced and evaluated
Several seconds pass. Then, "All right, prepare to fire!"
The order indicates that the gunshots were not spontaneous, or in response to sniper fire, as some have sugges
Several National Guardsmen and local law enforcement officers were injured, including one severely by the rioting mob throwing rocks and bottles at them.
"peaceful protests", It should be remembered that there was a building burned and attacks thrown against the NG and police that day. Firemen were also attacked.
The question is, why were they there? The innocent bystanders that were hit were not so innocent.