Calisthenics for soldiers

The Second World War revealed an unexpectedly low level of physical fitness in Canadian men, leading military authorities to devote considerable effort to remedial action. Training brochures like this one were among the results of that effort.

Canada, Army, Physical Training Tables Without Apparatus and the sequence of instruction in Recreational Training Subjects (1939)

PT Tables.pdf (66.54 MB)
booklet, 32 pages, 8.9cm x 24.5cm
War, Memory and Popular Culture Archives - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
Second World War