Were known as minutemen because the could be ready to battle with a "minutes" notice. Minutemen fought in the Battle of Bunker Hill during the American Revolution. They were used to protect their town from invasion of other armies.
Well Fed Soldiers Will Win the War A World War I Canada Food Board poster encouraging citizens to save food for the good of their soldiers: "We are saving you, you save food. Well fed soliders will win the war. Henderson, c.