No missionaries to avoid military service-- Church Archives, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Young men registered under the Selective Service Act who have not received their notice of induction can be recommended for missions. "However, no young man should be recommended for a mission for the purpose of evading military service."
[1942-March 23-Original circular letter, L.D.S., in Clark, James R., Messages of the First Presidency (6 volumes)]
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