Education: Night Shift in U.S. Defence

This is a Brooklyn classroom. It is nearly midnight. Since early morning these machines have been humming, training men for U. S. industrial defense. This shift, the lobster trick, started at 10:30 p.m. At 2 the men will stop for coffee; at 5 a.m. they will yield their machines to the next shift.

Defense training started on a 24-hour day in New York City last week. Schools in several other cities had already done so. Training of mechanics is one of the fastest-moving phases of U. S. defense. Trainees, mostly WPAsters who have not laid hands on a machine for eight...

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