Revision of the Draft System

Archive Report


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Cnscrition and the National Defense

Experience Under Present Law; Needs of the Future

Young men who have reached the age of 21 years since the first registration for Selective Service on October 16, 1940, estimated to number from 800,000 to 1,000,000, will be required to register for military training on July 1. While a new group of youths is thus about to become liable to conscription, the Senate has approved an amendment to the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 authorizing the President to suspend indefinitely ...

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