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Recruits at drill. Royal Naval barracks, Portsmouth, England

Riffle drill aboard ship. British Navy

Stokers aboard British battleship get ready for fire drill

Men of Machine Gun Corps at drill. Rombly. 5-13-1918

Night drill by British troops

Colleges and Universities - Princeton - The members of the various athletic teams at Princeton University were required to put in a certain time each day in military drilling. Photo shows the athletes at drill. 1917

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work - Practice drill of Emergency Motor Corps, New Orleans, LA

Colleges and Universities - Leland Stanford - Leland Stanford Junior University. Students of Leland Stanford Junior University in military drill. California, 1917

Colleges and Universities - Cornell University - Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. R.O.T.C. Armory and drill hall from Southeast

Colleges and Universities - Harvard University - U.S. Naval Radio School, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. The guard mount drill

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - American Red Cross Industrial Schools, Palermo, Italy. Physical drill for little workers

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Hispano-Suiza Airplane Engines; Wright-Martin Aircraft Corp., New Brunswick, N.J. Atco multiple drill, boring 28 holes at one time in lower half of crank case

Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Camp Dewey, Conn. - U.S. Junior Naval Reserve. Fencing drill, Camp Dewey, New London, Conn

Colleges and Universities - Princeton - S.A.T.C., Princeton, New Jersey. Bay1t drill

Ceremonies - Review in Theatre of Operations - Italian Army and Miscellaneous Reviews - Peurto Rican volunteers. The Puerto Rican volunteers who have taken the place of the regular troops doing guard duty at Panama Canal, at drill

Ceremonies and Parades - 5,000 school children present loyalty exercises for commencement, June 1918, N. Y. First joint commencement exercises ever held in the city parks were held yesterday when 5,000 children from two districts in Williamsburg, representing nearly every country in Europe, met in Prospect Park and participated in an impressive loyalty demonstration. Photo shows flag drill

Colleges and Universities -West Point - Calvary drill. West Point Military Academy

Colleges and Universities - Princeton - Princeton University. Princeton students in early outdoor drill. 1917

Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Camp Dewey, Conn. - Junior Naval Reserve in training at Camp Dewey, New London, Conn. Co. A., of the Junior Naval Reserve, out for cutter drill

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills- Schools - Training camp activities. This mask drill, Camp Meade, Maryland 314th Infantry

Colleges and Universities - Miscellaneous - S.A.T.C. [Student Army Training Corps] drill practice. Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois

Firing drill on submarines

Colleges and Universities - Princeton - Company A, S.A.T.C. Princeton University, at drill

College and Universities - University of North Carolina - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. - Photo shows students at drill

Drills - Civilian Bodies - Life guard of Atlantic City drill for military purposes. The life savers stati1d at Atlantic City, New Jersey, noted resort, were drilling daily before going on regular duty of guarding the bathers, in military tactics. Photo shows the men at drill on t

Colleges and Universities -West Point - Pack drill, West Point cadets. U.S. Military Academy

Colleges and Universities - Princeton - Limbering up for drill, S.A.T.C. Princeton University

At a German prison camp. A fire drill in the Russian barracks

Colleges and Universities - Princeton - Company A, Princeton University, at drill

Colleges and Universities - Cornell University - Cornell University. Machine gun drill at the R.O.T.C. at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1917

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills - Instruction - Gas mask drill by Camp Sherman soldiers at Cincinnati, Ohio for the third Liberty Loan Celebration, April 6, 1918

Army of Occupation - U.S. Troops drill in famous German fortress on Rhine. U.S. troops drilling in Ehrenbreitstein fort on historic Rhine, the first German fort to fly Old Glory

Colleges and Universities - Harvard University - U.S. Naval Radio School, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Assembling for drill

Colleges and Universities - Dartmouth College - Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. Trench construction in connection with military drill. S.A.T.C

Drills - Artillery - Field - Loading - Artillery drill. Artillery range at West Point, Kentucky. 1st Battalion, 326th Field Artillery at Practice. Camp Taylor, Louisville, Kentucky

Colleges and Universities - Princeton - Princeton University. Princeton students in bay1t drill, Spring 1917

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Manufacturing Aircraft Parts for Government. Section of drill presses in plant of the Wolverine Brass Works, Grand Rapids, Mich

Colleges and Universities - Tufts College - Tufts College, Massachusetts. The first line up on the campus drill ground

Colleges and Universities - Cornell University - Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. R.O.T.C. Regimental drill in snow

Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Camp Dewey, Conn. - U.S. Junior Naval Reserve. Artillery drill at Camp Dewey New London, Conn

Colleges and Universities - Municipal University of Akron Ohio - Army Tire Repairing and Vulcanizing School, Municipal University of Akron, Akron, Ohio. The detachment on the drill ground, Captain A. E. Aub, Commandant, in the lead

Boy's Activities - Drills - Salem Fraternity, oldest boys' club in the United States. Boys of the Salem Fraternity of Salem, Mass., ready for drill at their summer camp. The Salem Fraternity is the oldest boys' club in the United States. It was organized in 1869 and is just 50 years old

Colleges and Universities - Yale University - Yale athletes take up military training. Photo shows the members of the various athletic teams at Yale at their daily military training. All the athletes were required to drill. 1917

Colleges and Universities - Clemson - Clemson College, South Carolina. Company on drill field, training detachment. S.A.T.C

Colleges and Universities - Columbia University - Columbia University Battalion in real war drill

Colleges and Universities - Fordham University - Fordham University Students at drill, Fordham, New York, 1917

American Red Cross - Groups - Austin Nichols Units drill at McCarren Park. Photo shows members of the Austin Nichols American Red Cross Units and Infantrymen drilling in McCarren Park, Brooklyn, N.Y

Colleges and Universities - Rutgers College - Students at Rutgers College, New Brunswick, New Jersey, at drill, May 1918

American Red Cross - Refugees - The first part of the drill of Les Petits Soldats at the refugee colony at St. Lunaire, France. This colony is under the direction of the A.R.C

Colleges and Universities - Penn State College - Pennsylvania State College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Students at drill on campus

Colleges and Universities - Stevens Institute of Technology - Stevens Institute of Technology. Hoboken, New Jersey. Army section of S.A.T.C. in drill formation

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills - Masks - This picture illustrates the respiratory drill which is held behind the British lines every time a company leaves for the trenches. The proper use and adjustment is demonstrated in this drill as its purpose is to prevent suffering in the enemy's gas attacks.

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Hispano-Suiza Airplane Engines; Wright-Martin Aircraft Corp., New Brunswick, N.J. Fox multiple drill, drilling 16 holes simultaneously in upper half of crank case

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Manufacturing Aircraft Parts for the Government. Special drill euipment for venturi-tubes in plant of the Wolverine Brass Works, Grand Rapids, Mich

Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Other Camps - U.S. Junior Naval Reserves. Company drill of cadets at Camp John Paul Jones, Corpus Christi, Texas

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills- Schools - Gas mask drill, Camp Dix, New Jersey

Colleges and Universities - Harvard University - Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) - Harvard Officers Training Corps drill on Soldier's Field

Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Camp Dewey, Conn. - U.S. Junior Naval Reserve. A Sunday in camp. Interested spectators at Camp Dewey, New London, Conn., watching drill work of Junior Naval Reserve

Colleges and Universities - Purdue University - Auto-Mechanics School, U.S. motor trucks and drill ground. Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana

Colleges and Universities - Northwestern University - Northwestern University. S.A.T.C. Vocation Section. Third School. The buildings faced the drill grounds

Colleges and Universities - Princeton - Companies A, B, and D, of Princeton Camp, Princeton, New Jersey at calisthenics drill

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work (workrooms and classes) - Members of the Women's Motor Corps lined up for stretcher drill

Colleges and Universities - Princeton - Princeton University students at drill, Princeton, New Jersey

Colleges and Universities - Johns Hopkins - R.O.T.C., physical drill

Colleges and Universities - Massachusetts Institute of Technology - U.S. School of Military Aeronautics. Squadron A-2 at drill

Colleges and Universities - Harvard University - U.S. Naval Cadet School at Harvard University at drill. Cambridge, Massachusetts

Colleges and Universities - Boston College - Boston College Students, drill

American Red Cross - Soliciting Funds - Entertainments - Student officers drill at Red Cross ball game in Washington. Student officers from the training camp at Fort Myer, VA. drilling before the start of the ball game between the Democrats and the Republicans of the House of Representatives for benefit of the Red Cross in Washington

Colleges and Universities - Tufts College - Tufts College, Massachusetts. Inspection parade on the old campus drill ground

German Shock troops at training exercises. On the drill ground at Sedan. May 1917

College and Universities - University of Missouri - University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri. - 1 of the two battalions on the golf links ready for an afternoon of drill

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills- Practice in Theatre of Operations - Gas mask drill, with gas masks suspended about their necks, soldiers stand at attention

College and Universities - University of North Carolina - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. - Photo shows students at drill

Colleges and Universities - Yale University - Yale Batteries going to Sherman Field at Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania for mounted drill. 1917

Colleges and Universities - Ohio State University - U.S. School of Military Aeronautics, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Gas defense drill. (Masks being adjusted.)

Boy's Activities - Junior Camp Association - Future soldiers train at Camp Pershing, Rockland lake Park, N.Y. A drill of the Junior Training Camp Association at Camp John Pershing, where boys receive military instruction by West Point Cadets

American Library Association - Miscellaneous - Members of the Junior Book Committee of the American Library Association, War Service, watching an exhibition drill on a new machine gun

Colleges and Universities - Stevens Institute of Technology - Stevens Institute of Technology. Hoboken, New Jersey. Navy section of S.A.T.C. in drill formation

Colleges and Universities -West Point - U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York. Field fortification drill. Fascine construction

Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Camp Dewey, Conn. - U.S. Junior Naval Reserve. Practical artillery drill at Camp Dewey, New London, Conn

American Red Cross - Refugees - Undressing is part of the drill of "Les Petits Soldats" at St. Lunaire. There are allowed two minutes to get their clothes off and their bathing suits on. Refugee Colony established by the A.R.C

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills- Practice - Gas mask drill Camp Sherman, Ohio

Colleges and Universities - Harvard University - Marching onto Soldier's Field for inspection and drill

Colleges and Universities - Drake University - Students of Drake University Des Moines, Iowa, form Battalion. The preliminary steps, getting the rudiments of the drill. Captain H.C. McHenry is leading the men

Colleges and Universities - Massachusetts Institute of Technology - U.S. School of Military Aeronautics. Squadron A-3, at drill

Colleges and Universities - Hamilton College - Hamilton College students full fledged soldiers

Colleges and Universities - Culver Military Academy - Military operations at Culver Military Academy, Culver, Indiana. Bay1t drill

Colleges and Universities -West Point - U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York. Artillery drill on artillery drill ground. Battle in line

Colleges and Universities - Princeton - Early outdoor drill. Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

Colleges and Universities - Leland Stanford - Leland Stanford Junior University. Students of Leland Stanford Junior University at military drill. California, 1917

Colleges and Universities - University of California - Rifle sighting drill at the United States summer non-commissi1d camp on the University of California campus, Berkeley, California, where the government organized a military school in 1917

Colleges and Universities - Hamilton College - Hamilton College students full fledged soldiers

Colleges and Universities - Harvard University - U.S. Naval Cadet School at Harvard University leaving Harvard Yard for drill at Soldier's Field, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Colleges and Universities - Cornell University - Physical drill with the rifle

Army of Occupation - Artillerymen of American Army of Occupation keep up to date and in good condition by daily drill in the meadow by the Rhine

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills- Practice in Theatre of Operations - Gas mask drill, soldiers as they looked a moment after the command was given to don masks. Speed means safety and therefore the men are drilled again and again

Colleges and Universities - Princeton - Q.M.S.F.P. Corps after the first two hours of drill

College and Universities - University of Virginia - University of Virginia, Section B, Company A, after drill

Colleges and Universities - Culver Military Academy - Military operations at Culver Military Academy, Culver, Indiana. Charging on the enemy in practice drill

Colleges and Universities - Harvard University - U.S. Naval Cadet School at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. At drill in the "yard"