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Drum corps competition in Amsterdam

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In the 1940s the Amsterdam area could boast of several drum and bugle corps. The organizations were led by local musicians and taught marching by military veterans. The young women of the St. John’s Fife and Drum Corps looked sharp in blue and gold uniforms while the co-educational Polish National Alliance (P.N.A.) Drum and Bugle Corps took the field wearing maroon and white. The two musical organizations came from adjacent Polish neighborhoods. Park Hill was ...


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