American Secretary of War Newton D Baker picks out draftees by means of a lottery. Under the Selective Service Act of May 18 1917 every man between twenty-one and thirty had to register for national service. Each man received a number...More
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Civilian recruits for the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Service.
Movie poster advertises 'Our Colored Fighters,' a WW1 recruiting documentary on the all-black 369th Regiment nicknamed the 'Harlem Hellfighters,' 1918.
Mrs Davis B. Wills, the wife of a US Marine Corps captain, nails up a recruitment poster for the corps, New York, circa 1918.
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A recruitment poster for the American forces during World War I.
Women's Army Corps recruits drill.
Three U.S. Navy cadets check in a young man carrying a suitcase at a naval training camp in Pelham, New York, World War I.
Marines charge up a beach with rifles and flags leading the way.
100 Jewish recruits are sworn into the British Army during World War I, circa 1917. After the war, they will serve in Palestine as part of the Zionist movement.
'Uncle Sam' points an accusing finger of moral responsibility in a recruitment poster for the American forces during World War I.