After one year of college, Thomas Charles Wanta enlisted in the Army on August 4, 1942 in Newark, New Jersey. He began his service as a Private with the term of enlistment described as, "Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law."

Nine days later, Tom received his draft notice!

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