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Old 03-24-2016, 10:11 PM
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Military service by generation

I've got some questions about military service in the past:
What percent of military age men actually served in the military during the World Wars/Korea/Vietnam?
How many of them actually served in a theater of operations, and how many saw combat?
Old 03-25-2016, 07:51 AM
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Does the answer have to be in 1,000 words or less?
Old 03-25-2016, 07:53 AM
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As a very rough rule of thumb, for every soldier on the front lines there are 10-15 in support roles in the rear.


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