In New York: Summer Soldiers vs. Soviets

It is 5 in the morning on a warm Saturday. New York City is asleep. But the crenellated red brick armory of the 101st Cavalry Squadron on Staten Island is busy. Hundreds of men in Army greens and black combat boots load trucks and Jeeps with weapons, tools, radios, medical gear. At 6:35 a.m., a 48-vehicle column rolls out, past the sleeping homes of Clove Lake Park, across the Goethals Bridge and into New Jersey. In twelve hours the 101st will reach Fort Drum on New York's border with Canada to begin its annual...

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