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The American Legion : an official history, 1919-1989, Thomas A. Rumer

Label
The American Legion : an official history, 1919-1989
Title
The American Legion
Title remainder
an official history, 1919-1989
Statement of responsibility
Thomas A. Rumer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
369/.1861/0904
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D570.A1
LC item number
R86 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The American Legion : an official history, 1919-1989, Thomas A. Rumer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Prologue : America in World war I -- Beginnings : Paris, January 1919 -- The veterans meet in America, May 8-10 -- The summer of 1919 -- Minneapolis convention, November 10-12, 1919 -- "Beneficial legislation" establishing veterans' rehabilitation standards, 1919-1924 -- Remaining relevant : amid the roar and the crash, 1925-1933 -- Recovery : the move toward a bill of rights for veterans, 1934-1944 -- Growth and reformation in the atomic age : the post-World war II American Legion, 1944-1949 -- The Korean war era, 1949-1955 -- Between the cease-fire and the firestorm, 1955-1965 -- Point and counterpoint : the Vietnam era, 1966-1976 -- Moment of pause, moment of reflection : pardon, Panama, preference and the color orange, 1977-1984 -- Standing guard : reckoning with "the deficit," 1985-1989 -- Epilogue : "walking the point"
Control code
29449
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
610 p., [64] p. of plates
Isbn
9780871316226
Lccn
90013822
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm22207881
  • (OCoLC)22207881
Label
The American Legion : an official history, 1919-1989, Thomas A. Rumer
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Prologue : America in World war I -- Beginnings : Paris, January 1919 -- The veterans meet in America, May 8-10 -- The summer of 1919 -- Minneapolis convention, November 10-12, 1919 -- "Beneficial legislation" establishing veterans' rehabilitation standards, 1919-1924 -- Remaining relevant : amid the roar and the crash, 1925-1933 -- Recovery : the move toward a bill of rights for veterans, 1934-1944 -- Growth and reformation in the atomic age : the post-World war II American Legion, 1944-1949 -- The Korean war era, 1949-1955 -- Between the cease-fire and the firestorm, 1955-1965 -- Point and counterpoint : the Vietnam era, 1966-1976 -- Moment of pause, moment of reflection : pardon, Panama, preference and the color orange, 1977-1984 -- Standing guard : reckoning with "the deficit," 1985-1989 -- Epilogue : "walking the point"
Control code
29449
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
610 p., [64] p. of plates
Isbn
9780871316226
Lccn
90013822
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm22207881
  • (OCoLC)22207881

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