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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM Soldiers march to a different area on the East Range for their training as the 25th Infantry Division returns to its jungle training roots.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM A close-up of the sticks, which make a cheap and effective booby trap to hinder soldiers.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM Punji sticks were displayed alongside modern
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM Staff Sgt. Matthew Holmes, right, and Bryan Callahan, a civilian contractor, talk about various explosive booby traps. The 25th Infantry Division
is returning to its jungle-fighting past, with jungle training conducted at Schofield’s East Range.
COURTESY HAWAII ARMY MUSEUM SOCIETY Comedian Bob Hope fired a belt-fed machine gun during a visit to the training center in July 1944.
COURTESY HAWAII ARMY MUSEUM SOCIETY Military personnel demonstrated how to float clothes and equipment across a stream at the training center in 1945.
COURTESY HAWAII ARMY MUSEUM SOCIETY An aerial view in 1945 shows the size of the camp and headquarters for the Pacific Jungle Combat Training Center in Kaaawa.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM At a tracking class led by Australian Warrant Officer 2 Philip Kaye, Spc. Consuelo Franklin was asked to spot seven objects in a field. She found one.