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On May 23, 1921, President Warren Harding officially welcomed home America’s World War I fallen.

At a ceremony in Hoboken, NJ, the President placed a wreath and gave remarks, declaring:

“They gave all which men and women can give.  We shall give our most and best if we make certain that they did not die in vain” 

Following the ceremony, the President attended a luncheon in Manhattan and visited a National Guard unit in Brooklyn.

Clipping from the Brooklyn Standard Union, May 24, 1921

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