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War Bond

In the United States, a formerly-issued savings bond, exempt from state and local taxes, with a fixed interest rate. These bonds were sold at three-fourths of face value and paid par upon maturity, which was originally 10 years, but later became 30 or 40 years. They began to be issued to help finance American involvement in World War II but they continued to be issued thereafter. They were non-transferable and must either have been held or redeemed. They were known formally as series E bonds. In 1980, the government stopped issuing war bonds and replaced them with Series EE bonds. For a time, war bonds were exchangeable for Series H or Series HH bonds, but this is no longer the case.
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Caption: World War II: During the conflict, Smith was instrumental in leading the cause of the sale of war bonds. Her patriotic broadcasts in support of the war and her coast-to-coast trips in support of the troops became the stuff of legend.
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The Midland Telegraph reported: "Ole Bill generated scenes unprecedented in the Coventry's history." It shook the earth as it passed the crowd, crawling at four miles an hour on its way to the park at Greyfriars Green, Broadgate - a parcel of land where a Blue Peter-style clock had been erected to show the number of war bonds sold.
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