Zeroing Day

1942:

taken from this more comprehensive film:

Today:

I guess yelling at recruits 25 meters away with a mug of coffee is considered "coaching"...

Gunnery/Musketry

1933:

1935:

1944:

What machine gun gunnery is supposed to look like.

1960:

 

Today:

Who needs sights anyway?

However, this 1971 classic remains my favorite official Army training film of all time.

SHARP was invented after 1971, obviously...

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