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r ~ MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 1944 """• K DAILT NEW£ FOUR YEARS AGO, WAS IN OUR SHOES H ANS is a German. Four years ago, lie felt the way many of us feel today. He thought the \var was is good as won. He had reason lo think so. Far more reason than we have. France was his. England was bloody after Dunkcrquo. The German Army seemed invincible. kit the war wasn't almost over. And now jt .is our •i'mios that arc on the .march. It is our bombers blast';;, .German cilies. Victory is in our grasp. It's up to ; to see that we don't let it slip through our fingers • o way Hans did. Most of us know that this is the military crisis of (his war—the time when our fighting men must give everything they have, not once in a while but hour after hour—day after day. But this alone is not enough. The lives of brave men are not enough. Money is needed too. For this is the financial crisis of the war just as surely as it is the military crisis. Millions of dollars' worth of equipment is being destroyed in battle. The money to replace it must come from us, and come quickly. If every last one of us here at home will try to match the constant, day-to-day drive of the men who fight. our battles, we'll raise that money. The way to do it is to put every cent we can possibly invest into U.S. War Bonds. Not some of us. All of us. Not once in a while during a drive, but regularly ... every pay day. Can we do the job that Hans couldn't do? Can we—voluntarily—keep making sacrifices when Victory seems just around the corner? The answer is up .to you. And here are S more reasons for buying Extra War Bonds! I. War Bonds ore the best, the safest investment in the world! 2. War Bonds return you $4 for every $3 in IO years. 3. War Bonds help keep prices down. 4. War Bonds wifl help win the Peace by Increasing purchasing power after the War. 5. War Bonds mean education for yoer children, security for you, funds for retirement. BUY YOUR INVASION BONDS TODAY! U. S. RUBBER CO. (Footwear Division) PETER PAUL, Inc. W. J. MEGIN, Inc. — SPONSORED BY — NAUGATOCK CHEMICAL Division of U. S. Rubber Co. THE BRISTOL COMPANY J. M. RUSSELL MFG. CO., Inc. NAUGATUCK LUMBER CO, NAUGATUCK SAVINGS BANK NAUGATUCK WATER CO.