• Creator
  • Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937
  • Created Date
  • 1917
  • Description
  • This telegram, which was sent from U.S. Secretary of War Newton Baker to Colonel Brice P. Disque on November 23, 1917, replies to a telegram Disque had sent proposing a "patriotic organization of loyal legion of loggers and lumbermen engaged in production of aircraft and ship lumber" in the Pacific Northwest. Baker expresses his warm agreement with Disque's plan, and believes the planned organization will greatly aid the nation in "the success... more
    This telegram, which was sent from U.S. Secretary of War Newton Baker to Colonel Brice P. Disque on November 23, 1917, replies to a telegram Disque had sent proposing a "patriotic organization of loyal legion of loggers and lumbermen engaged in production of aircraft and ship lumber" in the Pacific Northwest. Baker expresses his warm agreement with Disque's plan, and believes the planned organization will greatly aid the nation in "the successful prosecution of the war". He explicitly calls the plan "necessary to the carrying out of the army program for the nineteen hundred eighteen offensive". less
  • Format
  • text
    Telegram
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