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During the course of the Second World War, over 12,000 Protestant ministers, Catholic priests, and Jewish rabbis left the safety of home to join the Chaplain Corps - yet this short article explains that in August of 1941 there were only 994 Protestants, 318 Catholics and 18 Rabbis enrolled in the Chaplaincy. Five months later, with the Pearl Harbor attack, these numbers would begin their climb. The article was written to mark the July 27, 1941 introduction of the prefabricated chapels that the military would be adding to each of the camps that would soon be dotting the American landscape. The chapels were designed to resemble the churches found small town America.

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''Religion In The Ranks'' (Newsweek Magazine, 1941)

''Religion In The Ranks'' (Newsweek Magazine, 1941)

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