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Oregon at War! American soldiers marching through gas shelled French town.
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On the Home Front
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Left: Boys who worked 300 hours in farming for the U.S. Boys' Working Reserve earned this bronze service badge; Right: All boys enrolled in the reserve earned this button; Bottom: Boys who worked full time all summer earned this service bar.

Left: Boys who worked 300 hours in farming for the U.S. Boys' Working Reserve earned this bronze service badge; Right: All boys enrolled in the reserve earned this button; Bottom: Boys who worked full time all summer earned this service bar. (OSA, Oregon Defense Council Records, Publications and Ephemera, Box 9, Folder 2)

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