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How does conscription work?

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2010-08-22 06:55:19

People are drafted to be soldiers in war. This was used in the

Vietnam War, and in many countries during the First and Second

World Wars.

Generally it is said to be random selection of adult males (at

the time it was anyways - since women did not fight in wars during

this time period) but there are conspiracy theories saying that

blacks were over-conscripted during the Vietnam war in an attempt

to lower African-American population and maintain a Caucasian


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