Drafting: the Youngest Men

October 1942
New Republic;10/26/42, Vol. 107 Issue 17, p532
Offers views protesting against calling young men of eighteen or nineteen into the U.S. army. Comment that men of this age are emotionally immature and likely to break down under the stress of army life; Information that the government of Germany trains its youths at an early age for the kind of regimentation found in army life; Requirement of a solution to problems of farm labor, and of professionally trained men; Fact that 75 percent of the factory workers are over thirty-five and 75 percent of the army are under that age in Germany.


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