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The Civilian Public Service Story: Living Peace in a Time of War

        

The Civilian Public Service Story: Living Peace in a Time of War

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According to the site's creator, "Civilian Public Service (CPS) was a program developed at the onset of WWII which provided those whose conscience forbade them to kill, the opportunity to do work of national importance under civilian direction rather than go to war. Nearly 12,000 men made this choice, and many women voluntarily joined the cause. They fought forest fires, worked in mental institutions, planted trees, did dairy testing and served as subjects for medical experiments in more than... More
Material Type: Reference Material
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: July 14, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 21, 2014
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Submitter: Sue Patrick
Keywords: United States, Civilian Public Serice, World War II, conscientious objectors

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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division
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Language: English
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