THE NATION: Generation in Uniform

The draft was in trouble, and tough-talking Director Lewis B. Hershey was fed up. If the nation was going to have the expanded defense establishment that it needed, somebody's mother's son was going to have to serve in it.

General Hershey was tired of objections, foot dragging, and comfortable talk of deferments. It seemed, he said bitterly last week, that "everyone has the idea no one can make a contribution unless the country can use him in his own peculiar profession, trade, or specialty." Snorted Hershey: "I haven't seen a draft questionnaire yet in which the guy said he shot...

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