The Gold Star Mother pilgrimages of the 1930s : overseas grave visitations by mothers and widows of fallen U.S. World War I soldiers (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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The Gold Star Mother pilgrimages of the 1930s : overseas grave visitations by mothers and widows of fallen U.S. World War I soldiers

Author: John W Graham
Publisher: Jefferson, NC : McFarland, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During World War I, a flag with a gold star identified families who had lost soldiers. Between 1930 and 1933, the US government took 6,654 Gold Star pilgrims to visit graves in Belgium, England, and  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John W Graham
ISBN: 078642138X 9780786421381
OCLC Number: 218964065
Notes: "During the first World War, a flag with a gold star identified families who had lost soldiers. Grieving women were "Gold Star" mothers and widows. This work covers the Gold Star pilgrimages from their launch to the present day, beginning with an introduction to the war and wartime burial"--Provided by publisher.
Description: IX, 229 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten ; 23 cm
Responsibility: John W. Graham.
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