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Camp Grant - Sports and Exercise - WW1 Cantonment - 1917

Sports of various kinds are encouraged in Camp Grant, under the theory that "all work and no play makes Sammy a dull boy."

Indoor Ball

Photograph 19: Indoor Ball


Photograph 20: Football


Photograph 21: Boxing


Photograph 22: Wrestling

These exercises are what harden the muscles of the men, giving them the qualities to endure privation; also, coupled with the outdoor life, gives the men an abnormal appetite, and Uncle Sam sees that they are well fed

Setting-up exercises

Photograph 23: Setting-up exercises

Another view of setting-up exercises

Photograph 24: Another view of setting-up exercises

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Camp Grant : United States Army World War I Cantonment

Cantonment Life Illustrated - 1918


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