• Short Summary

    US army recruits in training at Fort Lewis - including bayonet practice and manoeuvres.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Uncle Sam's boys train hard".

    Fort Lewis, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of mass of recruits doing formation physical exercises. Various shots of new US army recruits doing bayonet practise on dummies. Various shots of soldiers charging across field through smoke screen. Various shots of antitank unit equipped with 37 mm guns; they practise crossing a warlike terrain. They set up guns at super speed and start firing. Various shots of their commanding officers taking salute as the 9th Army Corps parade past with their mechanised strength. (Dublin reel)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1117.15
    Media URN:
    38918
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:06:00 / 01:18:23:00
    Canister:
    41/46

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