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What is the most important program of the Veterans Administration?

Counseling10 %10 %10 % 10.67 % (8)
Education and training20 %20 %20 % 20.00 % (15)
Medical care25 %25 %25 % 25.33 % (19)
Disability compensation & pension40 %40 %40 % 40.00 % (30)
Home loan guarantees4 %4 %4 % 4.00 % (3)
National cemetery system0 %0 %0 % 0.00 % (0)
Insurance0 %0 %0 % 0.00 % (0)
Research0 %0 %0 % 0.00 % (0)

Total votes: 75
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This Day in History
1836: General Sam Houston defeats Santa Anna at the Battle of San Jacinto. Texas wins independence from Mexico.

1863: Union Colonel Abel Streight begins a raid into northern Alabama and Georgia with the goal of cutting the Western and Atlantic Railroad between Chattanooga and Atlanta.

1898: The Spanish-American War begins.

1914: U.S. Marines occupy Vera Cruz, Mexico. They will stay six months.

1918: German fighter ace Baron von Richthofen, "The Red Baron," is shot down and killed.

1943: President Roosevelt announces that several Doolittle pilots have been executed by Japanese.

1945: Soviet forces fighting south of Berlin, at Zossen, assault the headquarters of the German High Command.

1952: A tremendous internal blast from turret one rocked the cruiser USS Saint Paul, killing 30 sailors. This gunpowder fire of unknown origin caused the U.S. Navys greatest single loss of life during the war.