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The National Guard and National Defense

The Mobilization of the Guard in World War II

The National Guard and National Defense( )
Author: Sligh, Robert B.
ISBN:978-0-275-94056-0
Publication Date:Jan 1992
Publisher:ABC-CLIO, LLC
Imprint:Greenwood
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $141.95
Book Description:

The battle for control over the National Guard began with the passage of the National Defense Act of 1933. The National Guard Association's insistence on a federal role for the Guard prompted the creation of dual status for guardsmen so that after 1933 they were not only soldiers of the state, but of the American nation as well. The first test of the Guard's status came as the world plunged into World War II. The compromises, conflicts, emotions, and legal precedents involved in the...
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Book Details
Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / United States
History / Military / World War Ii
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):24 x 16 cm
Book Weight:1.023 Kilograms



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