September 1943

The College Training Program

Volume 27, Issue 5
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ON 1 July, 1943, thousands of college students and boys who had recently graduated from secondary schools boarded trains in countless cities and towns throughout the United States. In their wallets-or possibly clutched in their hands-were official orders from the U. S. Marine Corps instructing them to report for active duty at various colleges scattered from the Pacific to the Atlantic Coast.

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