- Although it took almost a year to complete the play, most of that time was spent on research as I conducted numerous interviews with veterans, factory workers, housewives and war brides.
- The war was lost because of a shortage of munitions.
- The mayor is confident the war against crime will be won.
- The hope of a short war went glimmering.
- A series of provocations led up to the border war.
- The army was disbanded when the war came to an end.