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The war against the vets : the World War I Bonus Army during the great Depression

Author: Jerome Tuccille
Publisher: Lincoln : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The War Against the Vets tells the true story of the Bonus Army and the political battles waged against them.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Tuccille, Jerome.
War against the vets.
Lincoln : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017043080
(OCoLC)1009151833
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jerome Tuccille
ISBN: 9781640120662 1640120661 9781640120686 1640120688
OCLC Number: 1023861717
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Part I. The great march --
Making the world safe for democracy and for Wall Street --
From a roar to a whimper --
A motorcycle cop rides to the rescue --
American-style fascism descends on Washington --
An unholy alliance --
The smell of revolution in the air --
Glassford's Frankenstein monster rears his ugly head --
The death march upstages the BEF --
Khaki shirts take on the reds --
Part II. Blitzkrieg --
An American Caesar crosses the Anacostia --
Flames light up the night --
Hoover pays the price for his incompetence --
The vets march once again --
Part III. The big blow --
The island of bones --
Paradise lost --
The hurricane makes a direct hit on the camps --
The struggle for survival --
The cover-up --
The vets finally get their money --
The battle continues.
Responsibility: Jerome Tuccille.

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"In this meticulous and engrossing book, Jerome Tuccille sheds new light on a truly shameful chapter in American history."--Damon Root, author of Overruled: The Long War for Control of the U.S. Read more...

 
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