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 Basic Training Graduation Day parade of Company E, 1st Training Regiment at Fort Dix in New Jersey, United States. Company E, 1st Training Regiment troops march through streets during the parade. They gather in a field for the graduation day ceremony.
Trainees of Company E 1st Training Regiment at Fort Dix in New Jersey, United States. An officer inspects lined up troops. A graduate recalls his arrival at the reception center of Company E 1st Training Regiment. The trainees are inoculated against diseases. They try on their uniforms. They undertake an examination to test their knowledge and experience. The Company Commander gives instructions to the trainees during the training. The trainees relax in their rooms at night. They get up as an alarm clock rings in the morning. They gather in a field and do pull ups on horizontal bars. They eat breakfast in a mess.
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. The trainees holding guns march on a field. They do push ups on a field during their physical training. They learn how to load a gun. An officer inspects the trainees' belongings. Commanding General Major S. C. Wooten gives a welcome address to the trainees.