Battery C, 192nd Field Artillery from the Norwalk Armory, commanded by Captain Joseph Brotherton and aided by Lieutenants Day and Priest, presented an artillery barrage with light machine gun and rifle fire. Total troops numbered approximately 40. This was a "re-creation of a battle that would have been fought in France during WW I. The troops arrived at Orem's field (the Wilton ballpark)in Wilton, set up camp, and at 2145 hours began the "fight". Unfortunately, severe thunderstorms arrived and cut short the program.
This program was followed by an attempt to show a United States Army picture show, "Flashes of Action" and "Master's of Men" depicting American forces in France in WW I; a comedy "Bell Hop"(with Larry Semon) and a two part naval film, "Rolling Down to Rio". Unfortunately, these shows too had to be shortened due to the weather.
Over 2,00 people attended the event despite the weather, the chow served to the troops was prepared and served by Post 86's Auxiliary, headed by Mrs. Nellie Heading. The troops broke camp and returned to the Norwalk Armory Sunday, August 10th at 0900 hours.