U.S. Army Signal Corps officers train at Fort Monmouth and production of signal communication items in the United States.
United States USA Date:1943 Duration:2 min 2 sec Sound:Yes
The role and contribution of the U.S. Army Signal Corps in combat and war. U.S. Army Signal Corps officers train at the Signal Corps Officer Candidate School (OCS) Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. Officers train at telegraph machines under the supervision of an instructor. Officers seated at desks in a classroom. Instructors take classes with the help of charts, diagrams and black boards. Officers seated atop electric poles for training. Two officers train in hand-to-hand combat at the OCS. Officers learn to use Radio Relay. Students listen to an instructor as he demonstrates the process. A U.S. soldier lays field wire across a hilly terrain to establish wire communications in the European Theater during World War II. Soldiers on the hill. Soldiers set up a sending station at the point where the wire can't go forward. A receiver is set up at the point from where the wire can go forward again. A soldier receives a photograph of a map through facsimile. Items of signal communication including radio relays, receivers, walkie-talkies, radio boxes and fuses to be produced and distributed by the USA Signal Corps to all other ground forces, navy and the Allies. New, modern, improved efficient signal communication equipment. A soldier displays two old type fuses and their counterparts.
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