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llSlf' 1 ne supreme moments or our struggle witn
Germany have now come.
We have carried our first armies across three
thousand miles of ocean and joined the issue
of battle with the military power of a nation
that has been for forty years preparing its
plans and its weapons for its present attempt
to dominate the world. We have had to put
forth an immense effort and spend a fabulous
By NEWTON D. BAKER, Secretary oLWar
sum in order to make, in so short a time, an
adequate beginning for our gigantic task.
But it is only our beginning. We must follow
it with greater energy and support it with
increasing power. Men, munitions, ships and
supplies must go to Europe in a larger and larger
stream. We must redouble our blows and add
constantly to the strength of those blows, if
our initial effort is not to be wasted.
iberty Loam MehsJ; Be Larger
Ipy Haana Sts IPiredecessorsD More EmttasiastncallNr
ported amid More Quickly Thaan
The enemy is-watching anxiously for the
first sign that we are faltering.
Our Government Loans should go "over the
top" as eagerly as our soldiers do, in order to
carry with them the terror of furious attack.
Our dollars must rain upon the enemy as over
whelmingly as our hail of bullets or our storm
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We are fighting for the liberty of the world,
for the triumph of pur ideals of democracy and
self-government over the last great advocate of
force upholding injustice. We are buying with
our Liberty Loans the security and joy of our
people for generations to come. No price could
be too high to pay for such a victory no cost
too great for such a purchase.
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