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Caption (Original Description)

Out of the skies comes America's 501st Parachute Battalion at Fort Benning, Georgia. The jumping practice field on which they land was cleared by the Civilian Conservation Corps. This is a scene from the National Defense Commission film Army in Overalls, depicting CCC activities on military reservations

Photographer

Unknown

Created

1940

Lot Number (Shooting Assignment)

1871

Call Number (Library of Congress)

LC-USE6-MD-001161