Excerpt from First Call Guide Posts to Berlin The United States is at war. To many of us, as yet, the above fact carries significance; it is merely accepted as something disagreeable which cant be avoided. In this immense and wonderfully rich country of ours it is hard for the people to realize that they have entered the greatest conflict in history - the bloodiest, the cruelest of them all. The actual scene of fighting is too far away; all about them is industry and prosperity. Recruiting posters and men in uniform seem strangely out of place. It is hard to reconcile the two. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.