WORLD WAR II
Selective Service System in Wartime: Second Report of the Director of Selective Service

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Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
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Classification Archives
Collection Local Board No. 2, Selective Service System
Dates of Accumulation 1943
Abstract The book, "Selective Service System in Wartime: Second Report of the Director of Selective Service" was submitted to the President of the United States on April 3, 1943 by Lewis B. Hershey. It details the period between December 7, 1941 to November 5, 1942. Chapters cover the history of Selective Service (Draft); reaction to Pearl harbor; a description of the Selective Service System; Manpower; exemptions from military service; classification of registrants; African Americans; enforcement of the law; and costs. It includes numerous tables and charts.
Event World War II
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Legal Status Oshkosh Public Museum
Object ID RG76.23
Object Name Book
People Michaelis, Marion M. Behlendorf
Behlendorf, Marion M.
Subjects World War II
Homefront
Recruiting & enlistment
Draft
Selective Service System
Title Selective Service System in Wartime: Second Report of the Director of Selective Service
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