Buy another $100 War Bond, quick!
Colonel Lewis’ light machine gun, a pre-WWI design, though snubbed by the Army was well-liked by the Navy and Marines and was still used to one degree or another on a number of U.S. Navy vessels early in WWII. Case in point below:
Original caption, “There goes a $100 war bond. A $100 bond buys 2,000 rounds of steel-jacketed .30 caliber shells for this naval gun. Two-thousand rounds can bring down plenty of Japanese airplanes”
For reference, 2,000 rounds of new Federal 150-grain M2 ball these days goes for about $2300.