This Day in History: 1941-02-22
This was Voluntary National Defense Registration Day, sponsored by the American Legion. At Legion Posts all over the country Legion members and unaffiliated World War veterans had been asked to volunteer for the defense effort. Especially wanted were those who spoke a foreign language or who had mechanical or technical skills. The Legion rooms in Ramsey and in Mahwah were open all day for registration. The registration involved no military committment Mahwah Legion Post Commander George Buhlman.