Civil Defence chief appeals for nation's effort on behalf of National Service.
SLATE INFORMATION: Sir John Anderson on National Service
ENGLAND: London: Home Office:
Sir John Anderson in office receives letters from Secretary, Anderson signing paper and Sir John Anderson talks SOT
Anderson says the reason for this service is because we must prepare ourselves for any emergency that may arise, and that as this is a free country he has no power to compel anyone to join.
Personalities - Politicians; John Anderson, 1st Viscount Waverley (1882-1958), Mobilization; Great Britain
Background: Civil Defence chief appeals for nation's effort on behalf of National Service.