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Centennial Celebration spotlight: New Jersey Post 70

Centennial Celebration spotlight: New Jersey Post 70

American Legion Post 70 of Nutley, N.J., chartered in 1919, sponsored a welcome home celebration for local World War II servicemen and women. According to the Nutley Historical Society, nearly 3,000 local men and women served in World War II and 92 were killed or reported missing in action. A memorial at the Nutley Public Library lists the names of all of the town’s World War II veterans. The post also hosted a welcome home celebration for World War I veterans in 1919.

Read more about the history of Post 70 on its Centennial Celebration web page here.

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Ed Abdon

April 3, 2014 - 5:14pm

This is a great picture-I wish we had some like this for the Vietnam vets on the website!

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