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40 and 8 and American Legion Medal


Title 40 and 8 and American Legion Medal
Description Commemorative medal from the American Legion National Convention held in St. Louis in 1935. The medal represents the Forty and Eight, an organization derived from the American Legion. The Forty and Eight received their name from the French box cars that transported forty men or eight horses to the front lines.
Site Accession Number 1935 015 0002
Contributing Institution Missouri History Museum
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