Army & Navy: Life Without Father?

If Congress amends the Selective Service Act along the lines proposed last week, every man in the U.S. between 18 and 65 (including aliens) will have to register. Those between 21 and 45 will be liable for military or naval active service.*

Squaring off to broaden the present act, Congress resolutely preambled: "It is the national policy to accept no result save this end it is imperative that liability for military service be extended to further age groups and that a complete inventory of the man power of the nation be taken by registration."

The House Military Affairs Committee sat down to...

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