A U.S. Navy film promoting participation by Navy personnel and civilians at home, in the Fourth Liberty Loan of World War I
United States USA Date:1918, October Duration:3 min 18 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A U.S. sailor, sitting on the deck of a warship, fills out a post card made by the Navy Department, to be sent home encouraging friends and family to buy bonds in the 4th Liberty Loan Drive of World War 1. A civilian in a post office, in America, sends a return post card to the sailor, acknowledging his request. On the pre-printed card, he states that he bought $100 worth of the Liberty Loan. It is dated October 2, 1918. The front of the post card is addressed by hand and in place of postage, contains the words: "Sailors' Mail FREE." Another respondents post card is also shown, dated October 1st. This Navy Liberty Loan promotion is explained by slates, and ends with the question: "Have you bought yours?" followed by a display of the American flag. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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