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Plattsburgh Barracks: Physical Drill by Battalion (about 1000 men) - "Between Hands Squat"

A World War I army battalion drills on field at the Plattsburgh Army Barracks in the Adirondack Mountains. Since the time of the Revolutionary War, the site had served in some format as a military post. Until its closing in 1995, the base was the oldest continuously active military base in the United States. Plattsburgh was the site of the US Army's first tank base in the mid-20th century.
Identifier: NYSA_A3045-78_B10266
Date: July 1 1917
Language: English
Repository: New York State Archives
Source: New York State Archives, Division of Visual Instruction, Instructional Lantern Slides, Series A3045-78, no. B10266
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Alternate Identifier: DMS ID Number: 80840,
Negative Numbers: B10266
Relation: Is format of: Image is a digital representation of lantern slide found in New York State Archives, Division of Visual Instruction, Instructional Lantern Slides, A3045, no. B10266,
Special Project: Environmental History Virtual Resource Collection

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