Friday, August 11, 2017
This Warner Bros. short was released in 1941, but since cartoons took a long time to produce at that time, the studio could have easily started the process in 1940. The gags about the poor equipment used to train U.S. troops has a definite origin in truth. In the mid- to late 1930's, the Army was so underequipped that it did use wooden machine guns and ordinary cars carrying signs that read "tank." From YouTube, here is Rookie Review.