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Building Men for the US Navy
PA-2175 1 inch
Educational Industrial
Building Men for the US Navy military drills, field full of soldiers training, sailors train with rifles, man running in place (sort of funny), calisthetics in field, men being measured against chart, calisthetics, young men running race or training exercise Gene Tunney, [former prize fighter] athletic director of the Navy, both narrates this film for us and appears on camera leading the men in exercises. sailors exercising sailors in whites doing drills mass calisthenics semaphore drill Norfolk Navy base jumping jacks The "weak squad," those recruits who are "thin and undernourished" are separated out and given special exercises.