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Grunts: The Last US Draft, 1972

Schiffer Publishing

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Eckstein. A historic snapshot of the U.S. military, this photographic timeline follows along with the last group of American men to be drafted into the Army, in 1972. See the candid images, none staged or posed, of these soon-to-be-soldiers go from the induction center in Philadelphia to basic training at Fort Jackson in South Carolina. Watch as they work on their hand-to-hand combat and marksmanship while also writing letters home and making lifelong bonds with their fellow recruits. 128 pages, 116 B&W photos, 9"x 9", hardcover.