The Navy did not draft during the Vietnam War, but the Marine Corp did draft 42,633 men during the war.
The draft existed before the Vietnam War.
During the war it was (Draft) protests and (Draft) riots.
Being drafted (conscripted) into the military during the Vietnam War.
The first US draft was during the US Civil War (1861-1865); the last US draft was during the Vietnam War (1961-1975).
Vietnam had draft dodgers and draft riots; neither were new, the first draft dodgers/draft riots occurred in New York during the American Civil War (US Civil War).
A few rejected the draft and headed for Canada.
For the United States the first draft (conscription) began during the U.S. Civil War. The last draft (conscription) was during the Vietnam War.
40,000 men a month in 1968.
Speaking about the US; the first Draft was during the US Civil War (1861-1865) and the last draft was the Vietnam War (1961-1975).
Anti-War/Anti-Draft protests and riots. The "draft" fed the anti-war protests.
President Carter did not support the amnesty for men who left the US to avoid the draft during the Vietnam war due to his will to win the war and defeat Vietnam.
The last time the draft was used was during the Vietnam War.
College students were the number 1 draft deferments.
The draft didn't start during the VN war, it started in WWII and never ended until the end of the VN war.
Anti-war demonstration and draft resistance protesters.
Draft dodgers either stayed inconspicuously in the US, or moved to Canada to avoid being drafted, because they did not want to fight in the Vietnam war.
They did NOT want to be forced into the military.
To those who had evaded the draft during the Vietnam war.
Military conscription (draft).
The US Civil War (1861-1865) was the US's first military draft; the Vietnam War (1961-1975) was the US's last military draft. Both the Civil War & Vietnam War had draft dodgers and draft riots. Both the Civil War and Vietnam War were un-declared wars; in both wars, the South lost the war; during both wars the US President was assassinated; during both wars a Vice President Johnson took over office.
The men drafted to serve in the military during the Vietnam War were ages 18 to 25 years old.