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Louis B. Hershey Interview Details December 17, 1958

1958
   

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Hershey notes that as early as 1926 that the War Department had made plans for conscription. He discusses the Joint Army-Navy Selective Service Committee and the testimony of Marshall and Stimson before Congress on selective service. He describes how his office changed when the President signed the selective service law on September 21, 1940.

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