Reception at a Baseball Stadium: Tremendous quality of picture. Check out the last scene, a Civil War veteran comes by to pay his respects.
This WWI footage features: Rubble in Belgium; the Lusitania and German naval ships in N.Y. harbor; Pres. Wilson in his office; and Liberty Loan statistics. Draft questionnaires are indexed. Army clothing and shoes are made. Shows a post laundry. Troops visit Red Cross, Y.M.C.A., and K. of C. clubrooms. Shows panoramic views of a shipyard.
Newsreel showing the end of WWI in San Francisco
How do you water 250 horses in an hour? Like this! German prisoners being used for litter carrying, field artillery, engineering, etc.
From civil war balloons to gliders, from the Wright Brothers to World War One – this is the first chapter of the story of the US Army Air Corps which later became the US Air Force. Includes Billy Mitchell, Eddie Rickenbacker, the Lafayette Escadrille, WWI dogfights.
Shows all methods of electronic communication during the war, and the poles and trenches needed to carry the wire to the front. Fascinating.
Italian troops arrive at Neufchateau, troops with packs march by, troops in snowy trenches. Line of soldiers perform gas mask drill, man jumps on house, men work on horseshoes, clipping horses. Crowd attends religious service outside, priest speaks to crowd, army band, soldiers march in streets. Officers sit on horseback, soldiers march across a field while Gen. C.R. Edwards reviews 104th Infantry troops pass in review at Harrieville-les-Chanteurs, soldiers pose with civilians, pies baked for the 101st Inf., parade of soldiers led by band, funeral parade, burial at a Neufchateau cemetery, men carry coffin of dead soldier, seven gun salute.
Part production, part documentary, this film shows African American draftees getting ready for a trip overseas.