HEROES: The Legion Leaves

Steamboat piers in Montreal, Boston, New York and Newport News rumbled and banged and blared last week with the embarkation of the American Legion & Wife, about 19,000 strong. Some 8,000 legionaries were already in or near Europe, converging on Paris to commemorate the arrival of the A. E. F. ten years ago (see p. 14).

In Manhattan. This extensive movement of onetime troops, now heroes, took Manhattan for its chief point of departure. Following a banquet and speeches, the Legion's leaders boarded the S. S. Leviathan,...

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