war bonds


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war bonds

Government debt certificates, guaranteeing payment with interest, sold to help the war effort.
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The school log records that the pupils continued to sell War Bonds and put on entertainments to raise money for war charities well into the following year.
On returning home, he was greeted by villagers who presented him with PS50 in war bonds.
In response to a weakening economy, the British government, a few years after the war ended, converted National War Bonds issued in 1917 into Consolidated Loans paying four percent.
5 million today and they did it by holding dances, concerts and whist drives, but mostly from subscribing to Government Savings and War Bonds.
Recognising an opportunity to boost sales in war bonds and savings certificates, the National War Savings Committee, in early November, 1917, obtained two tanks for the annual Lord Mayor of London's show.
Those who were not accepted into service often spent a great deal of time selling war bonds to raise needed funds.
This happened through a combination of government spending, easing of regulations, and an overall higher wartime morale that kept employees working hard and investing in their country through war bonds.
Under Odegard's leadership, the Treasury would use this dramatic approach to propaganda to foster the sale of an astonishing $185 billion in war bonds (Kimble 2006).
Instead people were encouraged to buy war bonds to do their bit to help the war effort and almost PS10m was raised in the week before Christmas 1940.
At that meeting, Lamm equated the current validity of the Social Security trust fund to "Confederate war bonds," meaning the system is effectively bankrupt.
Monday, November 19, saw the opening ceremony for the"Thank the Guns" campaign which involved a procession of children and dignitaries, the handing over of war bonds and saving certificates to the mayoress for burning.
War bonds were issued and the cash needed to finance the conflict was raised with posters saying 'Lend your money to your country'.