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Bonnarens American Legion Pin


Title Bonnarens American Legion Pin
Description This American Legion pin belonged to Bernhard J. Bonnarens who served overseas in a machine gun battalion during World War I. The pin features the seal of the American Legion. The American Legion, formed in Paris in March 1919 by soldiers serving in the American Expeditionary Force, became one the largest and most influential veteran’s organization in the United States.
Site Accession Number 2000 084 0003
Contributing Institution Missouri History Museum
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