Interview with Colonel Howard Becker
QUESTION 2
INTERVIEWER:

Tell me, as you were approaching Detroit, what happened?

HOWARD BECKER:

Uh yes, as we approached Detroit uh--

INTERVIEWER:

If you can just start again with, just answer the question

HOWARD BECKER:

As we approached Detroit ah, we pulled off to the side ah, to refuel our vehicles, and it was at that point that we could see the ah, smoke rising up from downtown Detroit and ah, we then issued ah, ah, ammunition to our ah, soldiers and we also ah, ah, did a ah, complete ah, briefing to each soldier to prepare them for whatever we might anticipate could occur in the future, and to give them the self protection that they needed. And ah, then we proceeded on to Detroit.