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Record Group Number: 000171
Series/Collection Number: .S 1420
Creator: Florida State Guard.
Title, Dates: Roster, 1941-1951.
Amount: 0.50 cubic ft.
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Organization/Arrangement: Alphabetical.
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Biographical/Historical:     The Florida State Guard was originally established as the Florida Defense Force by the Florida Defense of 1941 (Ch. 20214, Laws).  The act provided for an organized military force to replace the National Guard if it were called to active federal service. The Florida Defense Force became known as the Florida State Guard in 1943 (Ch. 21783, Laws).
Summary:     This series contains the roster of men who served in the Florida Defense Force and the Florida State Guard between 1941 and 1951. The information provided includes the name of the man, the place where he enlisted, and the unit in which he served.
Finding Aids: Folder listing available.
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Subject Access Fields: Florida Defense Force.
Military administration.
World War, 1939-1945 Florida
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