Army & Navy - ENLISTMENTS: The Rush Goes On

In spite of the chilly statement of War Secretary Henry L. Stimson, fortnight ago, that the Army will soon accept no more volunteers, the War Department went right on recruiting; and the rush to enlist continued through the third week of war.

In the second week of war, the Army signed up 17,717 recruits—7,071 more than it had taken the first week. From Dec. 7 to 23, the Marines accepted 7,557 applicants.

The Navy refused to say how many had joined since the record 11,303 enlistments in the first eight days of war. But...

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