U.S. Army General Walter Krueger inspects assault training camp of 1st Cavalry Division in Australia during World War II.
Queensland Australia Date:1944, February Duration:2 min 24 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Jungle assault training of U.S. Army 1st Cavalry Division at Camp Strathpine, Queensland, Australia, during World War II. Soldiers of 1st Cavalry Division cross a stream in tarpaulin boats. The soldiers tow a 75 mm howitzer along a road and into a field. The soldiers use a surveyor's transit. U.S. Army Lieutenant General Walter Krueger, Commander of the U.S. Sixth Army, is escorted by Major General Innis P. Swift, Commander of the 1st Cavalry Division. They inspect activities at the training camp. View of a cabin in the woods serving as the Division Headquarters. General Krueger puffs on a tobacco pipe while General Swift points out various aspects of the training, including a soldier crossing a river on a zip line. They climb a small hill, where Krueger, now smoking a cigarette, climbs into a waiting jeep.
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