U.S. At War: With Love

The first mercy ship to carry food, medical supplies, cigarets and sweets to U.S. fighting men in Japanese prison camps is about to sail from San Francisco harbor, the neat Swedish freighter Kanangoora, fresh out of drydock with huge red crosses on her whitened sides. Into her hold will go $1,000,000 in supplies— and the love and prayers of thousands of wives, parents, sisters and sweethearts.

Sponsors: the 100-odd members of the San Francisco Press Club, helped by contributions from all over the nation. They started the project immediately after Army Colonel George S. Clarke gave the pressmen a vivid, moving description...