Music: Berlin-Washington Axis

The Army Ordnance Department wanted a theme song; so did the Treasury Department. Both asked Composer Irving Berlin to write them one. Mr. Berlin obliged, and the songs—Arms for the Love of America and Any Bonds Today?—were launched last week on Arsenal Day (June 10). At the War College in Washington, Singer Barry Wood baritoned:

Arms for the love of America,

They speak in a foreign land

With weapons in every hand.

Whatever they try

We've got to reply

In language that they understand.

Arms for the love of America

And for the love of every mother's son

Who's depending on the work that must be done

By the man behind...

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