October 1997

America's Youngest Warriors

Volume 80, Issue 10

AMERICA'S YOUNGEST WARRIORS. Edited by Ray D. Jackson and Susan M. Jackson. Published by Veterans of Underage Military Service. 660 pages. Not available through MCA Bookservice. To order, write: VUMS Book Project, 710 E. La Jolla Dr., Tempe, AZ 85282.

There are 199 stories about men and women who served in the Armed Forces before they became of legal age; some weren't even teen-agers. Some forged their birth certificates, others just signed up for the draft, and others got help from their families as well as from recruiters.

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