Budget Films

Stock Footage

Pre-War Draft Begins

FDR signs the draft act into law. Footage shows activity around picking and posting draft numbers. Newly drafted men wave from a double-decker bus that takes them away. Various shots follows a group of young men as they arrive at a train station, then at a center where they're inducted into the Army. New soldiers fill out forms, have their throats examined, get Army uniforms.

IdentifierCLIP-16607
Duration1 min, 54 sec
GenreDocumentary
Date1940's
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