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This picture shows how rude and ignorant people were back then. Did it not go through their heads that those people whose tents and things they were burning down were of the veterans ? men who fought in WW1 to defend this country , and came back alive just wanting to be rewarded for putting their lives on the line. I think its horrible that the government , i suppose "promised" these veterans money when they came back so they could get back on their feet. But to have them wait for years to recieve that money ? thats horrible , what are they going to do in the meantime ? if they have a leg blown off or their faces disformed how are they going to be able to find a job or be able to work ? , and for them to have to fight to get what they should have been giving a long time ago is crazy. 

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#2 Historical Website: The Bonus March (May-July 1932)

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The movement had swelled to more than 20,000 tired, hungry and frustrated men.
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#2 Website TodayRemembering the Bonus Army

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On July 28, 1932, World War I veterans marched on Washington to demand their service bonus. Today, in the face of austerity, we see very little protest like that march.
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# 3 Historical Website: Soldier Against Soldier

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In 1932, World War I veterans gathered in Washington, D.C., to demand payment of a bonus. The violence that ensued helped Franklin Roosevelt become president. Paul Dickson is co-author of a book revisiting an overlooked event in U.S.
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