Draft Card for Lyle Frank Rubash of Huntley, Illinois
World War II

World War II Selective Service Draft Registrations

On 16 September 1940 the United States Congress, under the directive of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, passed the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940. It was the first peace-time draft in American history, although not unwarranted as both Europe and Japan were already in conflicts -France had fallen to the Nazis in June 1940 […]

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