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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 2047
AUTHOR: Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874–1965)
QUOTATION: Nothing will bring American sympathy along with us so much as American blood shed in the field.
ATTRIBUTION: WINSTON CHURCHILL, first lord of the Admiralty, memorandum to Prime Minister Sir Edward Grey and Lord Kitchener, September 5, 1914.—Winston S. Churchill, The World Crisis, 1911–1914, 2d ed., vol. 1, p. 272 (1923).
SUBJECTS: World War I (1914–1918)