Frontiers of Freedom

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George H. Doran Company, 1918 - World War, 1914-1918 - 321 pages
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Page 51 - And when those heroes step off the boats and come ashore and tell us that they have won the fight for democracy in Europe we must be able to tell them in return that we have kept the faith of democracy at home and won battles here for that cause while they were fighting there.
Page 275 - The representatives of Great Britain and France state that their production of artillery (field, medium and heavy) is now established on so large a scale that they are able [to] equip completely all American divisions as they arrive in France during the year 1918 with the best make of British and French guns and howitzers. The British and French...
Page 238 - AD 1903, in conformity with the act of Congress of the United States, entitled "An act to regulate the times...
Page 92 - I want them adequately armed and clothed by their Government; but I want them to have invisible armor to take with them. I want them to have an armor made up of a set of social habits replacing those of their homes and communities, a set of social habits and a state of social mind born in the training camps, a new soldier state of mind, so that when they get overseas and are removed from the reach of our comforting and restraining and helpful hand, they will have gotten such a state of habits as...
Page 31 - Secretary of War, Newton D. Baker, has stated : "War has become a thing of industry and commerce and business. It is no longer Samson with his shield and spear and sword, and David with his sling; it is...
Page 297 - ... on the basis of one large pyramidal tent to 12 men until the total supply of tentage available is increased, when distribution will be made at the rate of one tent to 9 men.
Page 89 - And so there has grown up in America this new attitude which finds its expression in public playgrounds, in the organization of community amusements, in the inculcation throughout the entire body of young people in the community of substantially the same form of social inducement which the American college in modern times has substituted for the earlier system of social restraint.
Page 51 - ... political theories here. All this vast reorganization of industry must be made without the loss of the great physical and social gains which we have achieved in the last hundred years, mostly years of peace and fruitful effort and toil. We must not allow the hours and conditions of people who work in factories and workshops to be upset and interfered with. We must preserve the sweetness of our rights. We must agree in deeds of grace here, as our soldiers do deeds of grace on the other side, for...
Page 289 - This report recommended that the department commanders should be charged with the duty of making such selections for the troops to be raised or trained within their respective departments, and that they should appoint boards of officers to investigate and report upon the available camp sites.
Page 51 - July address wifo -one particular thought. We must look to the end of this great business. We at home must fight for democracy here as well as our armies for it abroad. In the midst of our military enterprises we must be equally loyal to our own political theories here. All this vast reorganization of industry must be made without the loss of the great physical and social gains which we have achieved in the last hundred years, mostly...

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