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Of war and healing waters

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When Johnny came marching home, he got a mustering-out pay of $60 and train fare home. The doughboys got no consideration for lost income, lost jobs, and the genuine financial sacrifices they had traded for service to their country. While veterans earned $1 a day in France, war department employees got $12 a day to sit at a desk. Assembly line employees saw their wages double. Defense...

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