Wake Up America

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Macmillan, 1918 - Anti-Nazi movement - 101 pages

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Page 107 - These are questions which Mr. Dixon asks and to which he offers a clear and simple answer, broad and practical in vision. His suggestions are more than merely constructively patriotic — they are stirringly hopeful. THE MACMILLAN COMPANY Publishers 64-66 Fifth Avenue New York...
Page 109 - There is inspiration for boys and girls in Mr. Hagedorn's book. If every public school child ten years old and over were compelled to read it the prospects are that it would bear fruit in better conditions in the future.
Page 108 - ... in every great port of the world. Not only is this merchant marine needed by our commerce — it is absolutely necessary and indispensable to the support of a truly adequate navy. The United States must be a vassal on the seas no longer. THE MACMILLAN COMPANY Publishers 64-66 Fifth Avenue New York Their True Faith and Allegiance BY GUSTAVUS OHLINGER WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY OWEN WISTER A fair, impartial discussion of German propaganda in America describing the methods in use and the results achieved.
Page 108 - Straight America BY FRANCIS A. KELLOR "The United States is a huge melting-pot wherein are mixed the conflicting traditions and ideals of every race and people in the world. This book shows how we can control this process; how we can best educate and train the immigrant to make him indistinguishably American — an integral and necessary element in an enlightened and united nationalism.
Page 109 - This is a fervent appeal to German-Americans to come out squarely and enthusiastically in support of the United States against Germany. Mr. Hagedorn thinks that the question which he makes the title of his book is a fair question for Americans to ask and he urges that it is not enough for German-Americans merely to be loyal to the United States ; they must make their loyalty whole-hearted and enthusiastic. Mr. Hagedorn reviews the course of German-American opinion in this country and marshals the...
Page 10 - In peace there's nothing so becomes a man As modest stillness and humility. But when the blast of war blows in our ears, Then imitate the action of the tiger; Stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood, Disguise fair nature with hard-favoured rage ; Then lend the eye a terrible aspect...
Page 10 - Of choosing danger and disdaining shame, Of being set on flame By the pure fire that flies all contact base But wraps its chosen with angelic might, These are imperishable gains...
Page 107 - Awarded the prize offered by the Church Peace Union for the best essay on war and peace. " An inquiry, calm, concise, logical and marked throughout by practical commonsense, into the reasons why war persists in a civilization founded upon Christianity, and into the possibility of such a guidance of thought, conviction, and action as would do away with armed conflict.
Page 30 - ... example, a wing, a flank, or the centre of the enemy's army. Further than this only general ideas can be drawn up for future action. As a rule, they will direct attention to separating the enemy from his most important communications, without which the further existence of his forces is imperilled. This is the easiest method of destroying the enemy in the sense in which we use the term in military language.1 That this object is more difficult of attainment than formerly follows from a just conception...
Page 30 - Military history proves to us that the boldest and best plans in war, when the strategic offensive is adopted, lead to ultimate failure if the available resources do not hold out until we have successfully gained the final objective.

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