General racket

An exotic in the US Army was Major General Smedley Butler, who served in the Marines from 1898 to 1931 and was highly decorated. Having retired, he described his service as being ‘a gangster for capitalism’, wrote a book called War is a Racket, became a sought-after speaker for liberal causes and opposed US involvement in World War II.

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