OSS and Burmese officers train Burmese students in machine gun firing and grenade throwing in Burma during World War II.
Burma Date:1943 Duration:3 min 14 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. OSS (Office of Strategic Services) officers train Burmese recruits in Burma during World War II. Instructors and Burmese students on tracks in a clearing. The students at attention. The U.S. and Burmese instructors talk to the students. The e students get into a truck. The officers in a military jeep and the students in a truck leave the ground. They reach the firing range, get off, get into formation and salute the officers. The officers give instructions and mark their positions. The recruits are trained in machine gun handling and firing as well as grenade throwing. The American instructor demonstrates the correct standing position and handling of a machine gun. The students watch, learn and follow the instructions. The instructors watch as the recruits hold machine guns, take aim and fire at targets on the range. The American instructor watches as students throw grenades on practice targets. They throw the grenade and fall into the prone position. Burmese soldiers smile and salute.
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