A Soldier's Slant on Compulsory Training

Kahn Jr., E. J.
May 1945
Saturday Evening Post;5/19/1945, Vol. 217 Issue 47, p27
The article presents an author's comment on the significance of peace-time military training as a way of avoiding the occurrence of another war in the U.S. The author emphasizes that the training could provide men a background of both technical and mechanical skills that could give them an edge in the society. Moreover, it could also make these men more conscious of the responsibilities of citizens. Furthermore, men who are serving in the Army will have the chance to learn the role of the Army.


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