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The Unknown Revolutionary

Alexandria tomb with Legion roots often overlooked today.

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Getting a rare glimpse of historic treasures

Getting a rare glimpse of historic treasures

State Department's Diplomatic Reception Rooms serve as setting for Legion gathering during annual Washington Conference.

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Legion documentary now available on DVD

Legion documentary now available on DVD

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the DVD will benefit Legacy fund, Child Welfare Foundation and NEF.

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The Korean War at Sixty

Memories of shared sacrifice can and should sustain an alliance that remains in America’s best interests.

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50th Anniversary Korean War issue resurrected

Historical issue now available online.

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Lest we forget

Lest we forget

American Overseas Memorial Day Association keeps the flame of honor alive, though generations are passing.

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Spring resolutions viewable online

Spring resolutions viewable online

Downloadable versions of every resolution passed by National Executive Committee during Spring Meetings now available.

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2009 post histories due soon

2009 post histories due soon

Submissions will be judged during the 2010 department conventions; winners will be forwarded on to the national level.

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Honoring a Legion icon

Honoring a Legion icon

More than 300 family members, friends on hand in Chicago to honor Legion past national commander on ‘John Geiger Day.'

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Mission accomplished

A World War II veteran’s overseas grave receives a rare visitor.

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A March Through History

Bulge veterans retrace their steps, tell their stories during commemorative march in Belgium.

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Making your mark on your Legion

Making your mark on your Legion

The focus of The American Legion comes from resolutions, and those can start at the grass-roots level.

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Protected for a reason

Protected for a reason

Since 1919, the Legion's emblem has represented the ideals and principles of the organization.

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The Grunion mystery, solved at last

The Grunion mystery, solved at last

A submarine commander's sons succeeded in locating the watery grave of their father and his crew.

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Preparing for a celebration

Preparing for a celebration

Across the country, posts gear up to mark the 91st birthday of The American Legion.

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Legionnaire: HBO series 'pretty accurate'

Legionnaire: HBO series 'pretty accurate'

Legionnaires Dick Eldridge and Karl Koles get a special look at the new HBO series "The Pacific" at the White House with President Obama.

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Taking history on the road

Taking history on the road

A former Emil A. Blackmore Museum exhibit at The American Legion National Headquarters has moved to Kentucky to entertain a new generation in a historic American setting.

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The bravery of four chaplains

The bravery of four chaplains

One of World War II’s most enduring stories is that of four chaplains, who came from different faiths, but shared courage and selflessness in common during a tragic night.

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From haberdasher to high office

From haberdasher to high office

While serving as president of the United States, Harry Truman never left behind his passion for The American Legion, an organization he helped grow.

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Passing on history

Passing on history

For four decades, Verna B. Grimm built up The American Legion Library, chronicling the events of the day for future generations of Legionnaires.

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Pershing made lasting impact on Legion

Pershing made lasting impact on Legion

Advocates for forming the American Legion in 1919 called Gen. John J. Pershing one of their staunchest allies.

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History Channel presents 'WWII in HD'

History Channel presents 'WWII in HD'

A five-night, 10-hour series premiering Sunday, “WWII in HD” draws from color war footage recently discovered in archives and private collections around the world.

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Slideshow: Monuments of Honor

Slideshow: Monuments of Honor

View a photo slideshow of veterans monuments in Washington, D.C.

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National WWII Museum opens new attractions

National WWII Museum opens new attractions

The National World War II Museum in New Orleans opened a theater, live show and restaurant during a weekend celebration that included Hollywood actor Tom Hanks.

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1927 National Convention in Paris

1927 National Convention in Paris

Legionnaires cavorted at Coney Island, New York, before crossing the waves to the Tracadero in Paris, France. Watch the video.

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WWII Museum unveils latest additions

The Solomon Victory Theater, Stage Door Canteen and The American Sector restaurant open their doors this weekend at the museum in New

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2009 History Contests winners

Winners of the annual National  History Contests were announced during the National Executive Committee Fall Meetings in October.

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