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Record Description

Preparing for Invasion, June 1944.

This collection contains a name index of Army enlistments from the years 1938-1946. Database courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

Selective Service System. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946. NARA microfilm publication AAD. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in this collection generally include the following:

  • Full name
  • Date and Place of Birth
  • Race
  • County of Residence
  • Date of Enlistment
  • Occupation
  • Marital Status

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