shakes hands with parade organizer George Allgair On September 21st, 1943,
The town of Raritan gave
John Basilone a
Welcome Home Parade
to honor him for winning the
Congressional Medal of Honor
shakes hands with Vets of World War I The Parade was covered
by Life Magazine,

who ran a 4 page story
& the Fox Movietone News
who made a Newsreel that
was shown in movie theators
throughout the country
Mom and Pop ride with their hero