Retention of Reserve Components and Selectees in Military Service Beyond Twelve Months, Hearings ..., on S.J.Res. 92 and S.J.REs. 93 ..., Ju;y 17-24, 1941
1941 - 254 pages
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Page 162 - I have said this before, but I shall say it again and again and again : Your boys are not going to be sent into any foreign wars.
Page 26 - To the extent provided for from time to time by appropriations for this specific purpose, the President may order reserve officers to active duty at any time and for any period ; but except, in time of a national emergency expressly declared by Congress, no reserve officer shall be employed on active duty for more than fifteen days in any calendar year without his own consent.
Page 39 - For the purposes of this resolution the committee, or any duly authorized subcommittee thereof, is authorized to hold such hearings, to sit and act at such...
Page 84 - ... except that whenever the Congress has declared that the national interest is imperiled, such twelve-month period may be extended by the President to such time as may be necessary in the interests of national defense.
Page 132 - ... be assigned to noncombatant service as defined by the President, or shall, if he is found to be conscientiously opposed to participation in such noncombatant service, in lieu of such induction, be...
Page 114 - They realize that in thirty-four months we have built up new instruments of public power. In the hands of a people's government this power is wholesome and proper. But in the hands of political puppets of an economic autocracy such power would provide shackles for the liberties of the people.
Page 222 - British settlers of the entire Continent of Africa, the Holy Land, the Valley of the Euphrates, the Islands of Cyprus and Candia, the whole of South America, the Islands of the Pacific not heretofore possessed by Great Britain, the whole of the Malay Archipelago, the seaboard of China and Japan, the ultimate recovery of the United States of America as an integral part of the British Empire...
Page 25 - When Congress shall have authorized the use of the armed land forces of the United States, for any purpose requiring the use of troops in excess of those of the Regular Army...