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The Detroit times. [volume] (Detroit, Mich.) 1903-1920, November 02, 1917, NOON, Image 6

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Right-About-Face to Your Duty!
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From the days of J »hn Paul Jones down to
Admiral Farragut with his “Damn the tor
pedoes- full speed ahead” and Admiral Dewey
with his “You may fire when you are ready.
GridleyA the American Navy has upheld and
been actuated by the highest ideals of service
and courage.
The same old “spirit of 1770“ with its fervor
of patriotic devotion to the ideal of freedom and
tice is more than ever today a part and parcel
of naval traditions.
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That spirit is being upheld in every comer
of the world today where our brave tars have
gone forth to battle -theirs is the inspiration
(if one hundred and forty-one years of heroism,
red-blooded spirit and sacrifice every hour
You Join the Navy 7 oday—Right-About-Face
to Your Duly—-Forward March!
they are writing history that will stand out
from the pages recounting the deeds of these
years of stress that our children and our chil
dren’s children will draw inspiration from.
Young man, can you stand idly by and
watch your comrades and your brothers offer
themselves on freedom’s altar, filled with that
old spirit of our forefathers, the spirit and tho
faith that has given you your heritage today?
That spirit is calling you today the Navy
wants men like, you, with the fire in their eyes,
and the steel in their arms it wants and needs
you to uphold that spirit, and to carry our ban
ner in such a way that all the world may see the
light and understand.
Can you neglect that call?

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