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selective service system

M. R. D. Foot

in The Oxford Companion to World War II

Published in print January 2001 | ISBN: 9780198604464
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727603
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first-ever US peacetime draft of personnel for the armed forces, approved by Congress in September 1940. Under the Selective

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Subjects: Second World War

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