FISCAL: Attack!

Treasury Secretary Morgenthau and his staff sprang the greatest assault in history on the U.S. pocketbook. The objective: $13 billion in War Bonds in three weeks.

The attack got off to a good start. In the opening days the huge subscriptions rolled in: from insurance companies (Prudential Life, $400 million), savings banks (Manhattan's Bowery Savings Bank, $60 million) and states (Illinois, $15 million).

> From Cleveland came word of the big gest individual bond buyer of World War II: a ruddy, superquiet stock speculator named Harry William Hosford, who had cleaned up in...

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