Anyone wishing to serve on a Civil Defense Committee first had to undergo a thorough screening and an interview. Print out the following form and review the instructions below.
Role Play Exercise
Assign three students the role of being War Department representatives in charge of forming a Civil Defense Committee for your town in 1942. Have each student-applicant fill out the form separately. Then the Defense Committee will conduct brief interviews with each person and render a decision as to which 4 members of the class will serve as the chairpersons for the Air Raid Warden, Fire Warden, Public Health, and Communications committees.