The Bonus Army: An American Epic by Paul Dickson, Thomas B. Allen
Published by Walker Books on March 21st 2006
Genres: Military, United States
Len's Summary: A History Book Club selection. The story of the 1932 march on Washington by WWI veterans seeking bonuses promised, but not appropriated by Congress. Fearing a Communist-led insurrection, President Hoover order their eviction and Army Chief of Staff MacArthur overreacted with tragic and violent results seen in theatre newsreels throughout America.