Smoke rises from the use of smoke bombs and tear gas during a clash between the Bonus Army and the police in Washington DC
Washington DC Date:1932, July 28 Duration:2 min 19 sec Sound:Yes
Riots after a clash between the Bonus Marchers and the police in Washington DC, United States. The 3rd Calvary from Fort Myer, the 1st light tank regiment, and the 12th Infantry march down the streets to rout the Bonus Army comprised of World War I veterans during the great depression. A large crowd gathered on the streets. Smoke rises due to the use of smoke bombs and tear gas. Troops are seen wearing gas masks to ward off the smoke. Some veterans are arrested during protests. Shots of bonus marchers shanty town being burned down. Firetruck is seen standing by as the buildings burn.
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