TITLE

The Osborn Committee Reports on Post-War Education for Service Men

PUB. DATE
March 1944
SOURCE
Congressional Digest;Mar1944, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Osborn Committee reporting on post-war education for service men. Upon signing, on November 13, 1942, the bill providing for the drafting of 18-year-olds, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed a committee of educators under the auspices of the War and Navy Departments to study the problem of education of service men and women after the war. The official name of the committee is "The Armed Forces Committee on Post-War Educational Opportunities for Service Personnel." For the sake of brevity it is usually referred to as "The Osborn Committee" because its chairman is Brigadier General Frederick H. Osborn, Director, Special Service, Army Special Service Forces.
ACCESSION #
12015369

 

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