American Legion

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the largest organization of United States war veterans

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On August 1, a series of news reports began to appear on a fatal respiratory illness among American Legionnaires attending a convention in Philadelphia (18,23).
A handful of grey-haired, beer-bellied American Legionnaires stand at lazy attention a t the receiving station, awaiting their new recruits with subversive pleasure.
American Legionnaires pistol-whipped listeners at his speeches.
Goldberg reports that in Denver the ambitious Mayor, a Klan member, deputized 125 American Legionnaires to carry out vice raids in April, 1925, bypassing the Chief of Police, also a Klansman.
for such feats as its swift identification of the organisms that killed American legionnaires in Philadelphia a decade before.
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