Army & Navy - MANPOWER: From Tarzans to l-Bs

In its scramble for men, the Army has already reluctantly announced that it will not let a couple of teeth, a pair of glasses or a few years come between it and total war. Even so, the U.S. is running out of bona fide 1-As-except for the politically untouchable reservoir of 18-19-year-olds.

At the end of the month the Army, which began by drafting only Tarzans under 36, will begin taking 1-Bs, men of all draft ages hitherto deferred for minor physical defects, provided the 1-Bs have vocations the Army can use. Now...

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