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    The steel decks rock with the lightning shock, and shake with the
    great recoil,
    And the sea grows red with the blood of the dead and reaches for his spoil—
    But not till the foe has gone below or turns his prow and runs,
    Shall the voice of peace bring sweet release to the men behind the
    guns!
    —John Jerome Rooney (1866–1934)

    But off with your hat and three times three for Columbia’s
    true-blue sons,
    The men below who batter the foe—the men behind the guns!
    —John Jerome Rooney (1866–1934)

    This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.
    Bible: New Testament Matthew, 3:17.

    A “voice from heaven,” following the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist.

    The steel decks rock with the lightning shock, and shake with the
    great recoil,
    And the sea grows red with the blood of the dead and reaches for his spoil—
    But not till the foe has gone below or turns his prow and runs,
    Shall the voice of peace bring sweet release to the men behind the
    guns!
    —John Jerome Rooney (1866–1934)