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A detailed overview of the events leading up to and the consequences following the Bonus Army by historian Paul Dickson. During the Great Depression, World War I veterans marched on Washington to demand their wartime compensation. Dickson discusses…

Tenuous ties between the Bonus Army and the Communist-led Workers Ex-Servicemen's League drove many to view the Bonus Army protesters as a Communist threat. And in addition, the integrated Bonus Army camps provided a viable threat to the segregated…
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