Armed Forces Strength, United States

 

Armed Forces
  Army Army Air Force Total Army Navy Marine Corps Coast Guard Total Navy Total
1940                
July 233,881 57,150 291,031 160,997 28,364 13,766 203,127 494,158
August 263,430 63,516 326,946 - - - - -
September 364,592 73,662 438,254 - - - - -
October 434,513 85,292 519,805 - - - - -
November 487,567 94,980 582,547 - - - - -
December 520,781 99,993 620,774 - - - - -
           
1941          
January 632,433 100,513 732,946 - - - - -
February 765,886 135,738 901,624 - - - - -
March 964,671 144,774 1,109,445 - - - - -
April 1,142,655 147,431 1,290,086 - - - - -
May 1,208,607 152,641 1,361,248 - - - - -
June 1,308,873 152,125 1,460,998 - - - - -
July 1,336,386 194,626 1,531,012 - - - - -
August 1,375,818 219,263 1,595,081 - - - - -
September 1,354,694 246,319 1,601,013 - - - - -
October 1,372,699 270,326 1,643,025 - - - - -
November 1,347,107 297,103 1,644,210 - - - - -
December 1,332,242 354,161 1,686,403 383,150 75,346 27,730 486,226 2,172,629
           
1942          
January 1,472,417 417,526 1,889,943 - - - - -
February 1,661,868 482,733 2,144,601 - - - - -
March 1,839,993 547,753 2,387,746 - - - - -
April 2,061,276 599,961 2,661,237 - - - - -
May 2,174,864 659,746 2,834,610 - - - - -
June 2,309,769 764,415 3,074,184 640,570 143,528 58,998 843,096 3,917,280
July 2,432,166 840,637 3,272,803 - - - - -
August 2,598,782 986,338 3,585,120 - - - - -
September 2,881,086 1,089,930 3,971,016 - - - - -
October 3,152,644 1,261,172 4,413,816 - - - - -
November 3,421,146 1,511,323 4,932,469 - - - - -
December 3,800,625 1,597,049 5,397,674 1,259,167 238,423 141,769 1,639,359 7,037,033
           
1943          
January 4,127,651 1,696,866 5,824,517 - - - - -
February 4,279,793 1,859,569 6,139,362 - - - - -
March 4,463,205 2,045,649 6,508,854 - - - - -
April 4,585,902 2,133,925 6,719,827 - - - - -
May 4,674,550 2,184,041 6,858,591 - - - - -
June 4,795,988 2,197,114 6,993,102 1,741,750 310,994 154,976 2,207,720 9,200,822
July 4,888,016 2,238,802 7,126,818 - - - - -
August 4,909,275 2,305,320 7,214,595 - - - - -
September 4,951,926 2,321,858 7,273,784 - - - - -
October 4,977,307 2,356,167 7,333,474 - - - - -
November 5,022,295 2,383,370 7,405,665 - - - - -
December 5,108,552 2,373,883 7,482,435 2,381,116 405,169 171,939 2,958,224 10,440,659
           
1944          
January 5,156,006 2,400,151 7,556,157 - - - - -
February 5,249,537 2,403,499 7,653,036 - - - - -
March 5,356,335 2,411,294 7,767,629 - - - - -
April 5,491,668 2,356,504 7,848,172 - - - - -
May 5,538,049 2,372,447 7,910,496 - - - - -
June 5,620,576 2,372,292 7,992,868 2,981,365 472,582 169,258 3,623,205 11,616,073
July 5,645,964 2,403,806 8,049,770 - - - - -
August 5,699,489 2,403,056 8,102,545 - - - - -
September 5,716,608 2,391,281 8,107,889 - - - - -
October 5,720,966 2,382,410 8,103,376 - - - - -
November 5,718,608 2,383,453 8,102,061 - - - - -
December 5,693,237 2,359,456 8,052,693 3,201,755 472,380 169,871 3,844,006 11,896,699
           
1945          
January 5,725,861 2,345,068 8,070,929 - - - - -
February 5,805,513 2,324,377 8,129,890 - - - - -
March 5,813,544 2,325,842 8,139,386 - - - - -
April 5,919,246 2,329,534 8,248,780 - - - - -
May 5,980,900 2,310,436 8,291,336 - - - - -
June 5,984,114 2,282,259 8,266,373 - - - - -
July 5,924,352 2,262,092 8,186,444 - - - - -
August 5,770,122 2,253,182 8,023,304 3,408,347 485,833 170,275 4,064,455 12,087,759

 

Notes:

(1) All figures at end of month.

Source: Annual Report of the Secretary of War 1947-48; Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy 1946.