American army at training camp - in barracks, drilling, visitor's day and entertainment.
Title reads: "Putting them through their paces".
United States of America (USA).
An U.S. army officer enters a soldiers' dormitory and blows a whistle. Various shots of a the barrack room as the soldiers get up. Various shots of men taking a shower. C/U of a sergeant giving an order. Various shots of the American soldiers drilling and on a route-march. As they walk down a snowy lane, the officer blows his whistle and they dive for cover from pretend aeroplane attack.
Various shots of soldiers kissing their wives and girlfriends on visitor's day at the camp. M/S of officers relaxing in the mess. Various shots of camp concert - group of soldiers are singing on stage, big crowd of soldiers listen.
Note: another identical version of this story exists, see record for film id 1109.27.