71st Infantry Regiment arrives at Fort Dix, New Jersey for training.
Fort Dix New Jersey USA Date:1940, September 23 Duration:48 sec Sound:NO SOUND
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.
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