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The Bonus Army

an American epic

by Paul Dickson

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Published by Walker & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (D.C.),
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Bonus Expeditionary Forces,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Veterans -- Washington (D.C.),
    • Protest movements -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 20th century,
    • Veterans -- United States -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century,
    • Veterans -- United States -- Economic conditions -- 20th century,
    • Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementPaul Dickson and Thomas B. Allen.
      ContributionsAllen, Thomas B.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF199 .D55 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination370 p. :
      Number of Pages370
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3308493M
      ISBN 100802714404
      LC Control Number2004055483


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