Photo #: NH 104943
Naval Training Camp, San Diego, California
Panoramic photograph of a World War I era recruit training company.
Note the Training Camp flag in center, Chief Petty Officer who led the company, Krag-Jorgensen rifles carried by the men and the leggings worn with their uniforms (the source of the popular term for recruit trainees: "Boots").
Donation of Louise Pace, 2007, from the collection of her father, Leigh S. Grant, who served in the Navy during and after World War I.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 31 August 2007