The Bonus Army

The Bonus Army

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In the summer of 1932, at the height of the Depression, some forty-five thousand veterans of World War I descended on Washington, D.C., from all over the country to demand the bonus promised them eight years earlier for their wartime service.

President Herbert Hoover, Army Chief of Staff Douglas MacArthur, and others feared the protesters would turn violent after the Senate defeated the "bonus bill" that the House had passed. On July 28, 1932, tanks rolled through… (more)

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Publisher: Gale (December 15, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 4.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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