Tuskegee Airman George Iles, World War II Draft Registration

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Millions of men living in America completed draft registration cards between 1940 and 1943 as part of the WWII draft.

The U.S. officially entered World War II on 8 December 1941 following an attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Just about a year before that, in October 1940, President Roosevelt had signed into law the first peacetime selective service draft in U.S. history, due to rising world conflicts

Read the story of Tuskegee Airman George Iles at PROFILES OF TUSKEGEE AIRMEN