Books: Conscientious Objector

"HEY! YELLOWBACKS!"—Ernest L. Meyer—John Day ($2.00).

There were 3,989 conscientious objectors in the U. S. Army during the World War.—Soldiers called them "yellowbacks." This book tells of the experiences of one of them.

Pacifist Ernest Meyer was an undergraduate at the University of Wisconsin when war came to the U. S. in the spring of 1917. On his draft questionnaire he wrote: "I shall refuse . . . all combatant and noncombatant service." The University expelled him. At Camp Taylor he would not wear his uniform, was put under...

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