Organizations: The Minutemen

Shrouded by a dawn fog, twelve men and a woman with camouflage suits, steel helmets and M-1 rifles darted from bush to boulder while working their way up a narrow ravine in the hilly Illinois countryside. Before its exercise was done, the squad had fought off an imaginary enemy with a 57-mm. recoilless rifle, practiced stream fording, lobbed practice .shells from a 60-mm. mortar, and bracketed a yellow-box target 150 yds. away.

In another exercise, halfway across the U.S. in California's Anza Desert State Park, a group of San Diego men wearing Army...

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