Vladimir Putin

Belmont, Mrs. August

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The speaker's recent return from a five-month visit to Europe. The speaker's war work in France and Belgium; her visit to London and what she found there. Effect of the raids on the lives of the people of London. The speaker's three foremost impressions: the spirit of the French soldier for which it is impossible not to have the deepest admiration; the work of the American Red Cross; the women of England and what they are doing. Some details of this war work. Rationing. The solidity and depth of the British war zone. Confidence in the Allies. Efficiency and economy found in the Base town clinics. The recycling of materials. The optimism of the soldiers. The manner in which England has fought the war.