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Admiral Byrd Calls for an End to All Wars

In April 1937, on the 20th anniversary of America's entrance into World War I, Adm. Richard E. Byrd, as honorary chairman of the No-Foreign-War Crusade, calls for an expanded effort to prevent the outbreak of another great war.

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