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They gave us plenty.
Pearl Harbor... Wake... Bataan .. .Corregidor ... Java Sea ... Savo Island—the worst string of defeats in America’s military history. The Stars and Stripes hauled down on American soil and the Rising Sun run up ... captured Ameri can marines made to play coolie and haul grinning Jap officers in rickshas—the Sons of Heaven have handed us the bitterest medicine this nation ever had to swallow. NOW—LET’S GET ’EM! Let’s pour it on them! Let’s shove the men, the ships, the guns, and the planes over there in an overwhelming, irresistible, avenging flood that will wind up this Jap business fast, once and for all! And let’s pay for that flood with the same grim eagerness, the same deadly purpose that bur fight ing men show in battle! The 6th War Loan Drive is on. Let’s open our purses—turn out our pockets—empty the sock. Now, if never before, let’s make sure that we buy at least one extra $100 War Bond. From the pilot over Tokyo to the last housewife on the Eastern Seaboard, let’s all of us, one hun dred thirty million strong, rise up and give the Sons of Heaven . . . hell! And here are 6 more reasons for buying at least an extra $100 War Bond in the 6th! 1. War Bonds are the best, the safest investment in the world! 2. War Bonds return you $4 for every $3 at maturity. \ 3. War Bonds are as convenient as cash—and increase in value to boot! 4. War Bonds mean education for your children, security for you, a nest egg to fall back on, come what may. 5. War Bonds help keep down the cost of living. 6. War Bonds will help win the Peace by increasing pur chasing power after the war. DON'T WAIT! AS SPONSORS WE URGE NEW HANOVER RESIDENTS TO BUY BONDS AND TOP GOAL OF $4,668,000 * TODD FURNITURE CO. 21 S. FRONT ST. HUGGINS 125 PRINCESS ST. HANOVER IRON WORKS HORACE T. F NG MacMILLAN and CAMERON COMPANY 115 NORTH THIRD ST. k This is an official U. S. Treasury advertisement—prepared under auspices of Treasury Department and War Advertising Councili kf