Some U.S. Army soldiers focusing on leisure after World War 2, and some attend Army extension classes in the United States.
United States USA Date:1946 Duration:2 min 0 sec Sound:Yes
A post-war U.S. Army film (after World War 2) contrasts dice and pool playing soldiers with the soldiers who take Army extension classes. Group of U.S. Army soldiers in a room as they play pool at a billiards table. Soldiers in a barracks room seated on a bed and on the floor throwing dice in a game of craps. The soldiers play cards and smoke. Constrast is shown with U.S. Army students seated in a class. An officer takes lessons. A soldier takes notes. A student explains a concept with the help of a blackboard. A sign reads 'Fox-Hole Campus'. The Fox-hole University headquarters building and a statue in front of it. An officer holds a mechanical model and explains a concept. A soldier works with equipment and another stitches clothes at a sewing machine. A sign "Learn today; Earn tomorrow" as soldiers learn skills to help them in the civilian sector after they leave the armed forces. A solder works on a model. Pamphlets on a desk with the names of different subjects written on them that U.S. Army students can study, including Automobile Repair Shop, Retail Bakery, Service Station, Grocery Store, Metal Working Shop, Shoe Repair Business, Small Sawmill Business, Beauty Shop.
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