HEROES: In Paris

Some 20,000 American legionaries paraded in Paris. Some 2,000 then attended banquets, ceremonies, convention sessions. Two of the 2,000 did practically all of the speechmaking—General John Joseph Pershing and National Commander Howard Paul Savage. It was their privilege and duty to reiterate many a time the official aims and loftiest sentiments of the Legion's "pilgrimage." Over and over they rephrased, genuinely and impressively, the ideals that sent the A. E. F. abroad, the French valor that it saw there, the friendships that it formed...

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