Army & Navy - Fathers, Go to War

For the last three months U.S. draft boards failed to meet the quotas of the armed forces. Last week the Selective Service system told Congress what it proposed to do: turn the heat on, double its dips into U.S. manpower.

A "considerable number" of the new draftees will be pre-Pearl Harbor fathers, of whom only 90,000 so far have been inducted.

Only by drawing on fathers heavily can the Army & Navy hope to get the 699,000 more men they will need by July 1, plus an unpredictable total of recruits (estimate: 600,000) that...

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