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February 15, 1947


JAMA. 1947;133(7):486-488. doi:10.1001/jama.1947.02880070050017

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CELEBRATION OF ARMY WEEK  The War Department announces that Army Week will be observed for the first time April 6-12. The traditional Army Day celebration on April 7 will be held as usual and sponsored by the Military Order of the World Wars. The purpose of Army Week is not only to honor America's soldiers but to explain to the public the need for a well trained, efficient army of volunteers to discharge its duties as this country joins all United Nations in building permanent world peace; and to bring the people and the Army closer together in our national community. The theme is "A Strong America Is A Peaceful America." The War Department will conduct activities during Army Week in many cities and towns of the country. Ground forces and Air Forces will put on exhibits and demonstrations. Army posts and installations and National Guard armories will

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