Category: Mia Romano


This project will outline the experience of veterans coming home from war in modern U.S. history, with a focus on the government’s and the American people’s response to their homecoming…. Read more »

World War I

Welcome Home Our Gallant Boys, poster (1918) This 1918 poster depicts a woman in a white robe, holding up the flags of the major powers who fought in World War I…. Read more »

World War II

Servicemen’s Readjustment Act (1944) The Servicemen’s Readjustment Act, commonly known as the G.I. Bill, was a landmark bill that provided returning servicemen and women with government-backed loans, a college or… Read more »

Cold War

“Nov 11 Becomes Veterans’ Day,” New York Times, May 25, 1954 Beginning in 1919, November 11 was celebrated as Armistice Day, to mark the end of World War I, which… Read more »

Vietnam War

Brothers in War, documentary (2014) Reph’s documentary Brothers in War, details the exploits of Charlie Company, 4th Battalion, 47th Infantry of the Army’s 9th Infantry Division, one of the last… Read more »


Primary Sources Adjusted Compensation Payment Act 49 U.S.C. § 32 (1936) Diagnostic And Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders : DSM-3. Arlington, VA :American Psychiatric Publishing, 1980, p247-251. The Circumcision Reference Library…. Read more »