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Camp Grant - Life at the Firing Range - WW1 Cantonment - 1917

Life at the Rifle range - A series of photographs from Camp Grant depicting life of an Army Training Soldier of the A.E.F.

Wagon train bringing up ammunition and supplies for rifle range

Photograph 13: Wagon train bringing up ammunition and supplies for rifle range

Officers mess at rifle range

Photograph 14: Officers mess at rifle range which consists of same food given privates.

Army ovens and stoves

Photograph 15: Army ovens and stoves on which meals are prepared while men are on the march.

Close-up view of men at firing line

Photograph 16: Close-up view of men at firing line. The officers have been surprised at the aptness of the selected army in target practice.

Mess line at rifle range

Photograph 17: "Mess" line at rifle range. The outdoor life gives these men hearty appetites, and they are fed bountifully.

Mess of enlisted men at rifle range

Photograph 18: "Mess" of enlisted men at rifle range. Note the happy look on faces of men in every picture. This outdoor life has an appeal to the American youth.

 

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