The West Point Military Academy sends 409 new officers into the U.S. Army during World War II . The cadets seated in a hall at West Point, New York. They climb up the steps of a stage and receive diploma certificates. The cadets seated in the hall cheer and applaud. The cadets stand in formation in a courtyard. The cadets parade.
The United States Military Academy at West Point in New York. Cadets walk towards a chapel and enter it. Interior of the chapel. The cadets stand and pray.
Activities of West Point cadets in New York. The cadets participate in sports activities. They watch army matches with leading university teams. A baseball match in progress. People watch the match. Players run on a race track. Trees along the sides of a street. The players participate in high jump. Cars drive past on a street in the background. Some players participate in hurdle racing.
A football match in West Point,New York. American football match between the Penn States Nittany Lions team and the United States Military Academy Army team at West Point military academy. Large crowd of civilians and Army men watch the match. Nittany Lions losses the match by 26 points.
West Point Cadets in flight suits, with goggles, prepare for flight at Mitchel Field, Hempstead, New York. Officer gives instruction to the cadets standing at attention. Building in the background. West Point cadets leave building. Others sit on steps of building. West Point cadets, wearing seat-pack parachutes, march down flight line. Row of parked United States Army Air Corps B-6A bomber aircraft. Cadets stand in front of the aircraft, parked with engines running, on the airfield. Cadets climb into B-6A aircraft. Interior of the Cockpit. Cadet and pilot look at map. Nose section of B-6A. Cadet in nose gunner position aims through machine gun sight. Cadet in rear radio operator-gunner position speaks into microphone. Pilot at controls checks engines and instruments. Ground crewmen remove wheel chocks and the aircraft taxi in formation to the runway, and takeoff, one at a time. Aerial view of B-6As in formation flight over Long Island, New York.
Negro soldiers of the U.S. Army attend a graduation ceremony at West Point, New York during World War II. Negro soldiers receive commission at U.S. OCS (Officer Training School). They parade on a field. One Negro cadet among West Point cadets stands at attention. West Point Auditorium at graduation ceremony. A Negro cadet receives his diploma from the U.S. Under Secretary of War Robert Patterson. Negro Flying cadets lined up at an aircraft. A Flight Officer pins wings on a Negro cadet. Negro cadets lined up at graduation ceremony.