The Pittsburgh Press (May 6, 1941)
700,000 YOUTHS PUT IN RED LABOR CORPS
Moscow, May 6 (UP) –
An official decree today ordered mobilization of another 700,000 youths of 14 to 17 as labor reservists.
The youths, both boys and girls, were called for service in August. They will supplement 500,000 recruited since January when a vast network of trade schools began training youths as skilled workers for basic industries.