Dakota Datebook: Rights and stolen rights of soldiers
June 13, 2022
An interesting pair of stories about rights appeared in the Fargo Forum on June 14 in 1944. The first was about a newly passed bill that offered American soldiers benefits beyond their monthly pay—the GI Bill of Rights.
The U.S. Senate passed the new bill on June 13th, with the Associated Press reporting, “American Doughboys fighting in France and on other battlefields around the world were...