animated cartoon Donald Gets Drafted © Disney
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Donald Gets Drafted

With his draft notice under his wing, Donald Fauntleroy Duck looks over the wonderfully designed boards advertising the various units of the US military and becomes smitten with the idea of joining the Air Corps. He is taken through into medical and passes (despite having flat feet), but to his dismay is assigned into general army training; where the formidable Sergeant Pete is ready to make his life miserable.

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Read Starlac's review below, because I pretty much agree with everything he said. I just differ slightly in how strongly I believe the same things. Donald's inducement to join the army...
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This is a strange thing, a mid-career series starter, that is, it was deliberately designed to get (by how highly popular) Donald Duck into the army so he could relief...
Created by: Disney
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA
Featuring the voices of:
Clarence Nash ... Donald Duck
Billy Bletcher ... Sergeant Pete
Directed by: Jack King
Produced by: Walt Disney
Writing Credits: Carl Barks and Jack Hannah
Animated by: Judge Whitaker

The first of the Donald Duck wartime duty shorts.

This short is the first time that Donald’s middle name is Fauntleroy is revealed; his full name is written on his draft notice at the beginning of the short.

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