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Winning a Cause

World War Stories

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Author: Inez Bigwood
Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 90,203 / 264 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 42.2
LoC Category: U
Downloads: 503
Added to site: 2006.11.24
mnybks.net#: 15344
Genre: War
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d told the German people that she had only made it in order to get time to build a great submarine fleet which would bring England to her knees in three months--then the American people saw Germany as she was and in her shame.

Of all the peoples of the earth, the Americans are probably the most sympathetic and helpful to the weak and the afflicted. They are the most merciful, striving to be kind not only to people but even to animals. The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, another for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and the numberless Bands of Mercy show the feeling of the people of America toward the helpless. Americans supposed that other people were like them in this respect. They knew of the German pensions to the widows and to the aged, and they supposed that the efficient and enlightened Germans were among the merciful and sympathetic to the weak and dependent. The people of the United States knew, of course, of the Zabern incident where two German soldiers held a crippled A

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