Army & Navy And Civil Defense: To The Last Man

The long-awaited news came: thousands of U.S. men now in draft-deferred classifications may find themselves in the Army before the next cold weather. In Washington last week Colonel Carlton S. Dargusch, Deputy Selective Service Director, said: "The manpower situation will be acute by fall. There are certain things in prospect, and we think the people are entitled to know about it now." Things in prospect:

> Possible induction of men with financially dependent parents, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, grandparents.

> Legislation, already well into the Congressional mill, to provide for wives and...

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