National Geographic : 1943 Apr
Surinam Subjects of Queen Wilhelmina "Keep Your Arms Straight; Then over with the 'Pineapples'" Students in the military school at Paramaribo learn to throw hand grenades. Recently this school has been turning out new troops to bolster the limited local forces. © National Geographic Society Kodacllromes by 'rn1llpjanson .111S Keen-eyed Riflemen Draw Careful Bead on a Target These green-clad men are learning soldiering at the,-nilitary school at the capital city, Paramaribo (above). Netherland, Javanese, Negro, and mixed racial strains-all work to defend Surinam.