Then-Brigadier General Smedley Butler, USMC, is seen taking the oath of office, as Director of Public Safety of the City of Philadelphia, as administered by the new Mayor, W. Freeland Kendrick (1924) (USMC)
Why Smedley Butler left the imperialist front despising ‘Gangsters of Capitalism’

New book shows how the American general’s contempt for ‘the racket’ was born during his service in the 20th century ‘small wars.’

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