• Short Summary

    Recruits into the American army are given tests and their uniform.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    United States of America (USA).

    New recruits to the American army march along the street still in civvies. They are following soldiers carrying flags. One or two African American recruits are mixed in with the white faces. They walk into a 'Recruit Reception Center'.

    The volunteers are checked by a doctor who looks in their mouths. They are shown stripped their underwear having various checks, especially of their feet.

    A new recruit tries on his new uniform.

    Shots of the recruits in uniform - smiling.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    594.02
    Media URN:
    59306
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:11:00 / 01:04:07:00
    Canister:
    UN 166 C

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