ARMY & NAVY: Citizens Only

ARMY & NAVY

In Munich, Regensburg and Heidelberg, Army recruiting offices posted signs in five languages informing persistent hungry, ill-clothed Germans and D.P.s that only U.S. citizens are eligible for the well-fed, well-dressed U.S. Army.

But back in the prosperous U.S. no amount of persuasion could induce enough U.S. citizens to claim their birthright. Despite posters and propaganda, Army enlistments were not going well. This week, however, the Army was assured of a trickle of replacements. Local boards, after a two months' draft holiday, prepared notices ordering up 25,000 19-29 year-olds for the Army's September quota.

Not all U.S. males in the 19-29 age...

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