A contingent of U.S. marines in training with rifles, at Key West Florida, is seen in a formation of two rows. They execute positions with their rifles in accordance with the manual of arms, at the commands of their leader. They present arms and follow other instructions. Next, They are seen breaking into squads, and reassembling again, as they march in close order drill. Scene shifts to marines, standing in a field practicing the proper motion for throwing a hand grenade. They carry packs on their shoulders, but have no rifles. They repeat the grenade throwing drills in unison upon command of their leader. Next, they kneel on one knee, and execute a grenade-throwing drill from that position. Closeup of marines executing grenade throw motions from kneeling position. Two marines practice these techniques in the confines of an open wooden box with a barrier simulating a trench ridge.
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