Anon: The U.S. Army Wants Real Men c.1919. While others drill on the parade ground two studious soldiers are engrossed in their studies. One works at a black board studying mechanical engineering with the help of a captain who points out the different features of a motor of some sort. The other soldier, who appears in the foreground, is reading what is probably a textbook. This scene is part of the “University of Khaki” which prepares soldiers for a higher rank in civilian life or an army commission.16×13 near mint, conservation backed.