Vietnam War Bibliography:

Congressional Committee Documentation:

The Draft

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Amending and Extending the Draft Law and Related Authority. Hearings of the Senate Armed Services Committee, April 12-19, 1967.
Y 4.Ar 5/3:D 78/967

Extension of the Universal Military Training and Service Act. Hearings of the House Armed Services Committee, May 2-11, 1967.
Y 4.Ar 5/2a:967-68/12

Military Selective Service Act of 1967, with Analysis. Printed for the use of the House Armed Services Committee, December 1, 1967. iii, 60 pp (pp. 5585-5644).
Y 4.Ar 5/2a:967-68/35

The Selective Service System: Its Operation, Practices and Procedures. Hearings before the the Subcommittee on Administrative Practice and Procedure, Senate Judiciary Committee, October 29-November 13, 1969. vi, 1091 pp.
Y 4.J 89/2:Se 4/3

Review of the Administration and Operation of the Draft Law. Hearings before the Special Subcommittee on the Draft, House Armed Services Committee, July 23-November 18, 1970. pp. 12463-12884.
Y 4.Ar 5/2a:969-70/80

A Study of the Selective Service System: Its Operation, Practices and Procedures, together with Recommendations for Administrative Improvement. Subcommittee on Administrative Practice and Procedure, Senate Judiciary Committee, 1970. vi + 93 pp.
Y 4.J 89/2:Se 4/4

Selective Service and Military Compensation. Hearings of the Senate Armed Services Committee, February 2-22, 1971. v, 846 pp.
Y 4.Ar 5/3:Se 4/3

Extension of the Draft and Bills Related to the Voluntary Force Concept and Authorization of Strength Levels. Hearings before the House Committee on Armed Services, February 25-March 11, 1971. ii + 15-1103 + vii pp. Useful figures on percentages of draftees among US Army enlisted casualties in Vietnam on pp. 172-73.
Y 4.Ar 5/2a:971-72/2

Selective Service and Amnesty. Hearings before the the Subcommittee on Administrative Practice and Procedure, Senate Judiciary Committee, February 28, 29, March 1, 1972. 671 pp.
Y 4.J 89/2:Se 4/5

Volunteer Armed Force and Selective Service. Hearings March 10, 13, 1972, before the Subcommittee on Volunteer Armed Force and Selective Service, Senate Armed Services Committee. iii + 247 pp.
Y 4.Ar 5/3:V 88

Private Sector Publications on the Draft

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