GEORGE WILL: Voices speak from ‘the scarlet calamity’
Published 09/01/2013, Washington Post
On Oct. 27, 1947, thousands of caskets were unloaded from a ship in New York. The bodies of soldiers from the European theater, writes Rick Atkinson, “then traveled by rail in a great diaspora across the republic for burial in their hometowns.”Word count: 748
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