The 71st Infantry Regiment of the 44th Division, New York / New Jersey National Guard arrive at a Fort Dix, N.J. for training. Guardsmen and new recruits coming out of train at railroad station. They march towards the camp. They are seen erecting tents and setting up a complete camp on the field. Lieutenant General Hugh A. Drum, First Army commander, in glasses, wearing campaign hat, and Major General Clifford R. Powell, 44th Division commander, wearing garrison cap, pose in front of the Fort Dix Officers Club. Soldiers taking their belongings to the tents. KPs and mess attendant peel potatoes for a meal. One soldier sets up as a barber and shaves others. After camp is set up, some soldiers are seen resting on cots inside their tents.
Loads of timbers stacked at Fort Dix in New Jersey, USA. Wooden planks stacked and stored in the yard. Men at work in the background, building encampments to receive World War II draftees for training.
The "Human Liberty Bell" composed from 25,000 Officers and men at Fort Dix, New Jersey during World War 1, by photographers Arthur Mole and John Thomas who took them from an 80 foot tower with a large format camera. The U.S. Government contracted Mole and Thomas to create a number of such photographs as a morale booster during world war 1. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
Trainees of Company E, 1st Training Regiment at Fort Dix in New Jersey, United States. The trainees relax in their rooms at night. They look out of a window. A soldier plays a guitar and sings in his room. Two soldiers seated at a table play chess. Other soldier plays a mouth organ.
Trainees of Company E, 1st Training Regiment at Fort Dix in New Jersey, United States. Trainees climb on obstacle course. An instructor gives first aid lesson to trainees.. The trainees learn to locate and identify a target on a battlefield. They learn to use weapons and fire rifles at targets. They learn 'train fire technique'. A trainee shoots as he gets the feel of a target during his training. Lined up trainees walk and arrive at their center. They relax in their rooms. A trainee arrives home. He talks with his parents. A woman gets tea for them. The trainees receive electrical training at their center.
The graduation day of Company E, 1st Training Regiment at Fort Dix in New Jersey, United States. Soldiers lined up on a field on their graduation day. Soldiers to receive awards march and report to the Battalion Commander. The Commander presents honorable degrees to two soldiers. He awards a soldier as the outstanding trainee and pins a marksmanship badge. The Battalion Commander and other officials at the graduation day parade. The Ultimate Weapon statue on the parade grounds.