Second draft of World War I draft numbers is drawn by United States Secretary of War, Newton D Baker; Draftees report for duty
United States USA Date:1918, June 27 Duration:59 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The United States Secretary of War, Newton D Baker during the second draft ceremony for World War I. His eyes are covered with a blindfold and he draws draft numbers from a bowl. The drawn draft number is read. General Enoch H. Crowder oversees the ceremony. A large number of draftees -- men dressed in suits and hats -- passes along a roadside. Men disembark a railroad train at a military training facility. Men march along tracks carrying the U.S. flags in hands. New recruits, including men and a few women practice marching in formation, still wearing civilian clothes.
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