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Area A-4 - Headquarters
The buildings of the headquarters of the Special Operations training group.
Making Pies for Spies
Cooks made first class meals for OSS recruits such as these pies!
Small arms training
New recruits learned everything from how to shoot small arms to how to blow up a building.
Spies type in morse code
Transmitting and decoding messages was a very important part of the training new recruits received while at Chopawamsic.
New recruits had to learn not only to put messages into morse code, but also to receive messages in morse code and translate them into english text.
Learning to set up radio antennae
Spies learn to set up and take down radio antennae quickly for use behind enemy lines.
Even spies need down time.
More code work
The OSS recruits in Area C (Communications Branch) learned to code and decode messages.