U.S. 12th Field Artillery Regiment in action in Bois De Belleau, France during World War I. The troops are wearing masks. The soldiers load shells in a field gun. Wooden boxes in the background. The soldiers sit in a dry grassland and are read papers. A soldier on a radio. A field switchboard attached on a wooden log. A U.S. officer looks at a map and draws a line on it. The troops seated on the ground look at the map. The soldier talks over the radio. The soldiers put shells in the wooden boxes.
Chateau Thierry and the Aisne Marne Operation in France. U.S. Army shells Cantigny. The soldiers near the artillery. Camouflaged artillery bombards Cantigny. U.S. troops load shells in the artillery and fire. Smoke comes out of the artillery after firing. Destroyed building. Trucks loaded with U.S. troops. The troops ride forward in trucks. Ruins in Chateau Thierry. U.S. Marines in a trench in Belleau Wood. The soldiers eat food and stand in a group. (May 28-30, 1918 Battle of Cantigny) (World War I. World War 1. WWI. WW1)
Guarded by American dough boys (U.S. Army soldiers) with rifles and fixed bayonets, German war prisoners carry wounded U.S. troops on stretchers to dressing station at Missy-Aux-Bois in France on July 16th,1918 during World War I. Shows American forces in a hillside trench, lined up at the trench embankment and firing rifles at enemy positions. The trench position appears to be cut into the side of a forest hill with trees visible.
During World War I: U.S. Army 2nd Division troops located near Missy-Aux-Bois, France. The American troops take cover from enemy fire, behind a tree line.
Cemetery of the American Expeditionary Force in France during World War 1. Cemetery at Bois de Etraye. Line of graves of U.S. Army soldiers at a cemetery, crosses on graves. American soldiers stand at cemetery during burial ceremonies. Soldiers stand with rifles and fire a salute. View of the graves. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
America in the World War 1 years, before and during the U.S. involvement in the war. View of Woodrow Wilson in academic robe and cap, as President of Princeton University. Steel mill with stacks belching smoke. Workers tap an open hearth furnace in steel mill. Children on a city street dancing and being sprayed with a hose to keep cool in summer. Boy hopping over the backs of his friends. Boys seated on a bench. Scenes from early motion pictures, interposed with images of Uncle Sam from Army recruiting poster: Keystone Cops chasing fugitive; gangster shootouts from cars; automobile hijinks; men raising barrier at railroad level crossing; woman dangling from a line; car racing to cross rail in front of locomotive; comic car chase down; man waving warning flag at blasting site; The Cunard Liner, RMS Lusitania, underway; Newspaper front page about torpedoing of the Lusitania. American soldiers boarding troop ship for France in World War 1; View of the troop ship deck filled with U.S. soldiers. Various scenes of U.S. troops in the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) in France during World War I: amid wartorn ruins in France; firing French 75s and heavier artillery; charging across no-man's land; caring for wounded behind the lines and in trenches of the battle fields; placing helmets, and identification cards on rifles of the fallen.