US Army Historical Documents, Records, Photographs
Documents, Books and other materials covering the United States Army from World War I through the 1990s.
The change from civilian to a soldier is accomplished in eight weeks, where the recruit will receive intensive training in the fundamentals of combat. During their training, more will be understood about the routine that will become such an essential part of their next eight weeks in Basic Combat Training.
Army Books are available at the GG Archives, primarily from the World War I era. Please note that Training Center Graduation Books, World War I and II Books, and Army Unit Histories are listed elsewhere on this website.
There are certain features connected with the Army that are outstanding. HEALTH comes first. The outdoor life, bracing drills, wholesome food, and regular hours induce this blessing of health.
Our Army Magazine collection is primarily of the Army Digest and Yank Magazine, printed during World War II.
The GG Archives collection of materials pertaining to World War I Army Training Centers called Cantonments. Books and Ephemera cover Camp Devens, Camp Dix, Camp Dodge, Camp Funston, Camp Grant, Camp Pike, and Camp Zachary Taylor.