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U.S. Military Draft

A Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic U.S. Military Draft.

Background Information

The US military draft was implemented during several war times in the U.S., including during World War I, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, however, since 1973, no compulsory military service has been enacted. Use the following sources to learn more about the U.S. military draft and the political, social, and governmental issues surrounding it.