Training of United States Army negro recruits in the United States during World War 2.
United States USA Date:1945 Duration:9 min 37 sec Sound:Yes
A film in the United States about achievements and role of Negro soldiers during World War II. A dramatization depicts a Negro priest at a church as he addresses people about the contribution of Negroes in every branch of army like quartermaster corps, infantry. A woman gets up and says that her son is serving in the infantry. She reads out a letter from her son Robert. Army recruits at a railroad station. Elevated view of men walking in organized lines in the train station. Robert bids goodbye to his mother. A train arrives at an army training camp with snow on the ground and icicles hanging from the train station. Recruits being addressed by an officer. Robert being interviewed about his past life. An officer teaches the recruits the correct manner of saluting. The recruits remove civilian clothing and put on military uniforms. They undergo physical examination by U.S. Army medical staff. They board a train and leave for a replacement center. The recruits arrive at a camp and get off trucks onto snow covered ground. In a barracks area, they learn to make their beds and march. The recruits march across training grounds. Ill soldiers and recruits at a hospital as doctors examine them. The recruits undergo a dental check up. They learn to fire rifles at rifle ranges. The recruits play football, baseball, boxing and ping pong. They listen to poetry. Negro women WACs ( Women's Army Corps) march at a training academy. They drive jeeps over a rough terrain. A recruit polishes his shoe. The negro recruits dance with girls at a dance ball. They perform exercises during a drill.
This historic stock footage available in HD and SD video. View pricing below video player.
Have a correction or more info about this clip? Edit Now
Be the first to correct or edit this clip's info! Edit Now