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"America" is also referred to as "My Country, 'Tis of Thee" and was written by Samuel F. Smith.

 

America - the words of the song with nice an American flag graphic. The American Flag with 48-stars in 1918.

Source: The People's War Book and Atlas: Colored Maps and Natural Wonders of the World containing 2 books:

  1. The People's War Book: History, Cyclopaedia and Chronology of the Great War (and Canada's Part in the War) by James Martin and H. S. Canfield; Copyrighted and published in 1920 by The R. C. Barnum Co., Cleveland, Ohio. 520 pages
  2. The People's Pictorial Atlas of the World by George Wharton James and Alan H. Burgoyne, and Elmore Elliot Peake; Copyrighted and published in 1920 by The R. C. Barnum Co., Cleveland, Ohio. 392 pages

This was the "Autographed Edition" which was signed by Colonel W. A. Bishop, the World's Ace of Aces.

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Links of Interest

America by Samuel F. Smith - My country 'tis of thee in German - Heimatland, gross und weit!

Mike Todd's guide to the US ... and other stories - An American Encyclopedia
American patriotic songs
    The American National Anthem - background
         The words (old and new) of The Star-Spangled Banner
    America (My Country 'tis of Thee)
         The words of My Country 'tis of thee
    
America the Beautiful (America! America!)
         The words of America the Beautiful


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