Comment: WW II 1942 ~ High School Girls Shoot Rifles in School Hallway.

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WW II 1942 ~ High School Girls Shoot Rifles in School Hallway.

1942. USA High School Hallway Target Practice.

August 1942. High school girls train to defend their school. Two students from Roosevelt High School in Los Angeles, under the guidance of the Victory Corps, are shooting a rifle.

[Perhaps a staged studio propaganda campaign photo. Note lighting & pose. Staged or not, school prepared for what come what may.]

SCHOOL KIDS TO “SHOOT” FOR DIPLOMA, year 2005
“Educating kids on the constitutional roots of the right to keep and bear arms.” ~ For Immediate Release ~ April 12, 2005

Arizona has enacted a gun-safety bill for children that breaks new ground. Worth one credit toward a high school diploma, the course requires students to safely discharge a firearm at a target to pass. American high schools used to have firing ranges in the basement, but the tradition began fading in the late 1960s. Gun-rights proponents believe that training and education leads to increased safety and responsible behavior...

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