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war bonds

Government debt certificates, guaranteeing payment with interest, sold to help the war effort.
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Smith's war bond broadcasts remain the stuff of legend.
On Wednesday evening, June 28, at 8 o'clock, the Grand will hold a "War Bond Premiere" of "Home in Indiana" as a part of its contribution to the current drive ...
"You don't see him in any of the war bond photos and you don't see his name listed as one of the 'Memphis Belle' crew members.
After her 25th mission, piloted by her primary aircraft commander, Capt Robert Morgan, "Memphis Belle returned to the United States for a War bond tour.
Meanwhile, Basilone, because of his fame at Guadalcanal, is sent home for a war bond drive.
When the tank visited on June 18 and 19, 1918, several schools granted a half or whole day's holiday so that the children and their families could visit the tank and invest in it through certificates as a form of War Bond: "Yesterday the 18th inst a holiday was given owing to the Tank being at Bridgend & Ogmore Vale.
Three of the six men who raised the flag were later killed in the battle; the three survivors were subsequently brought back to the states to participate in a widely publicized nationwide war bond drive.
The first war bond was not issued until the spring of 1942, because the subscription campaign for the fourth issue of the Third Five-Year Plan bond was still wrapping up when Nazi Germany invaded.
"In addition to the dead and wounded, between 20 or 30 prisoners were taken." St Helens presented the hero with a PS400 war bond. He was later awarded the Belgian Croix de Guerre.
Writing of Major League Baseball's initiatives to aid in the war effort, for example, the book examines the War Bond League, initially suggested by a Treasury Department administrator, William Callen.
and Mary Pickford raised millions of dollars through a series of war bond rallies.
problematic model for a new Iran/Afghanistan "war bond."