War Efforts

How could the nation collect its strength and its anger, and strike its enemies? This was a question from Portland, Ore. to Portland, Me.; from Minneapolis to Miami. There were a thousand answers, a thousand doubts. But of the temper of the nation toward the way the war was going there was scarcely a single doubt. Cartoonists saw it clearly (see cuts) as the war effort continued bumping and humping along:

> In Manhattan, Welder Adolph Jantz's torch sizzled against the upturned steel belly of the Navy transport Lafayette (nee Normandie), spat molten metal...

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