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This Week in Roosevelt History: September 15-21

September 16, 1940: FDR signed into law the Selective Training and Service Act, which set up the first peacetime military draft in U.S. history. First drawing of the Selective Service. October 29, 1940 FDR Library Photo Collection. NPx. 48-22:3712(32). ********** … Continue reading

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This Week in Roosevelt History: September 15-21

September 16, 1940: FDR signed into law the Selective Training and Service Act, which set up the first peacetime military draft in U.S. history. First drawing of the Selective Service. October 29, 1940 FDR Library Photo Collection. NPx. 48-22:3712(32).

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