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DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS OF THE UNITED STATES

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1. UNITED STATES

5. GREAT BRITAINMedal of Honor, Army

Victoria Cross 2. UNITED STATES

6. FRANCEMedal of Honor, Navy

Croix de Guerre (Cross of War) 3. UNITED STATES

7. FRANCECertificate of Merit Medal

Medaille Militaire (Military Medal) 4. GREAT BRITAIN

8. BELGIUMDistinguished Service Order

Order of Leopold 9. ITALY–Medal of Military Valor

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Two Thousand
Questions and
Answers

About the
War

A Catechism of the Methods of Fighting, Travellingand Living; of the Armies, Navies and Air Fleets; of the Personalities, Politics and Geography of the Warring Countries. With seventeen new War Maps and a

Pronouncing Dictionary of Names.

Compiled on two conti-
nents under the direction
of the editorial staff of the
REVIEW OF Reviews.

THE REVIEW OF REVIEWS CO.

NEW YORK

1.9.1:8

COPYRIGHT, 1918, BY THE REVIEW OF REVIEWS COMPANY

PREFATORY NOTE

Second and Revised Edition HE questions and answers in the pages of this volume have come from suggestions offered by many different people. The

nucleus of paragraphs around which the first edition was built came from Henry Stead's "War Fact Book," which was published in book form in the spring of 1918 in Australia—the accumulation of nearly one hundred chapters of the “Catechism of the War” which has been a semi-monthly feature of Stead's Review during the war.

The editor chiefly responsible for the work of compiling and classification of both the first and the present edition of "2000 Questions and Answers” is Mr. Julius W. Muller of New York. This second edition has been revised under the editorial supervision of a university professor of history obtained through the suggestion, made at our request, of the authorities at Washington.

Mr. Muller has been a well-known newspaper man in the metropolis for more than 27 years, and has filled editorial positions on two New York dailies over a considerable period of years.

As an author he is chiefly known for his patriotic work “The Invasion of America," published first in syndicate form by a number of the most prominent newspapers in America and later issued in book form by E. P. Dutton & Co. This work of fiction, picturing the invasion of America via New England as an accomplished fact, was one of the first and most vigorous stimulants to the military preparedness of the American nation. The newspaper publication was aggressively used by the most active of the American societies organized to awaken the nation to the need for preparedness in war.

In the same year, 1915, Mr. Muller published “The A. B. C. of National Defense," a popular treatise showing what the nation should do to put itself in a position to defend its 30,000 miles of coast against a first-class power.

This revised edition of “2000 Questions and Answers About the War" has, at the request of the publishers, been carefully read by the Intelligence Office of our Department of War, they have given it their full approval. We are also indebted to experts familiar with the official point of view of our Allies, especially England and France, for their careful reading of the proofs to ensure the utmost accuracy in the presentation of facts.

The PUBLISHERS.

ACCO

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