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The U.S. Army Carries On 1937 - 1940

Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Chief Signal Officer. (09/18/1947 - 02/28/1964)ARC Identifier 35806 / Local Identifier 111-M-790 THE U.S. ARMY CARRIES ON, 1937 - 1940Part 1, 7th F.A. troops set up, load, and fire 37-mm guns; 3rd Cavalry troops ride horses over jumps and across country at Fort Ethan Allen, Vt. Part 2, B-17's land at Langley Field, Va., returning from a 1938 goodwill flight to Buenos Aires. Col. Olds is congratulated by Sec. of War Woodring and Gen. Craig. Part 3, new Air Corps uniforms are modeled. Part 4, Pres. Roosevelt reviews tanks, horse-drawn artillery, and infantry units in Wash., D.C., on Army Day 1937. Part 5, West Point cadets are reviewed at the academy. Part 6, autogiros are tested at Wright Field, Ohio, for artillery observation. Part 7, 33rd Div. troops rehearse a war show at Soldiers Field, Chicago. Shows tanks, flamethrowers, and small arms in action. Part 8, West Point cadets watch tank maneuvers and railroad guns and disappearing rifles being loaded and fired at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md. Part 9, Sec. Woodring presents diplomas to the class of 1937 at the Military Academy. Part 10, West Point cadets fire machine guns and 37-mm antitank guns at Fort Benning, Ga. Part 11, the cadets load, fire, and clean coastal guns at Fort Story, Va. Part 12. mechanized artillery and tanks advance during maneuvers at Fort Riley, Kans. Howitzers are fired. Part 13, inventor Preston Tucker demonstrates his armored car at Rahway, N.J. Part 14, the 66th Inf. maneuvers light tanks behind a smoke screen at Fort Meade, Md.
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