Wednesday, January 13, 2016

1932: U.S. Army Kicks U.S. Veterans Out of Washington

In 1932, thousands of American veterans suffering from the poverty and unemployment of the Great Depression descended on Washington, D.C. to demand compensation for their service in World War I. Their two-month demonstration did not end peacefully. Read about it and see photographs of the incident in an article I wrote for mental_floss.

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