Figure 1.--The Detroit Boys' Clubs had this obstacle course that was was used as part of the Junior Commando program. Notice the black, high-top sneakers that the boys are wearing. Wide World
The Boys Clubs was one of the organiazations that participated in the Army's The U.S. Army develooped a Junioir Commando program that was adopted by some youth groups. The activities included phyical training and war games, sometimes with helmets and wooden rifles. Other activities included paper and scrap metal drives.
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