Army & Navy And Civilian Defense - NAVY: No More Braves

When news of the war came to Belcourt, a hamlet in the heart of North Dakota's Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation, all but a few of Belcourt's Chippewa braves joined the Army. Last fortnight Brave David Delarme, 24, hitchhiked 150 miles to a naval recruiting office in Minot.

Yes, he told the recruiting officer, there were still young men of draft age left in Belcourt. The recruiting officer called the sheriff. Back to Belcourt went a pointed rumor: the U.S. was coming after any young bucks not in uniform. Last week 15 of them...

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