16 million men register themselves in United States for the WWII draft, and President Roosevelt addresses from White House.
United States USA Date:1940, October 16 Duration:1 min 43 sec Sound:Yes
As World War II heats up, 16,500,000 men between ages 21 to 36 register themselves throughout United States to sign up for peacetime conscription as drafts. Crowd of young men assembled at the registration place fill out the paperwork. Registrants wait in long lines outside the registration building. United States President Franklin D Roosevelt addresses the nation's men of draft age, calling on them to meet the challenge of the new World crises and be ready to defend their country.
This historic stock footage available in HD and SD video. View pricing below video player.
Have a correction or more info about this clip? Edit Now
Be the first to correct or edit this clip's info! Edit Now