British troops moving along Cambrai road in France on April 9. Soldiers and officers stand with various horse-drawn wagons loaded with supplies. Soldiers with picks and shovels for trenching. Long lines of British forces and supplies moving along the Cambrai road in wagons pulled by teams of horses. Artillery being pulled by horses. A motorized ambulance in the midst of the convoy.
English tanks captured at Cambrai, France during World War I. German motor troops stand and talk near a captured British Mark IV heavy tank in Cambrai. Troops get into tank and tank is being driven on field. British tank crosses a trench. Tank advances. German soldier gets out of tank.
British tanks knocked-out by German artillery, near Fontaine, Notre Dame, Cambrai, during World War 1. A large group of German infantry march around a knocked-out snow-covered British Mark IV heavy tank. Closer to a village, several German soldiers are seen on and aroung another British tank from which they appear to be removing arms and equipment. One German soldier, atop the tank, wields a hammer.
British tanks captured at Cambrai, France during World War I. German Kaiser Wilhelm arrives and inspects a British Mark IV heavy tank. Tank is driven and a French lamp post is destroyed.
U.S. President Thomas Woodrow Wilson signs the declaration of war during World War I. U.S. ships sink after torpedo attacks. United States troops aboard a troop carrier ship bound tor France. Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Franklin D. Roosevelt. U.S. troops disembarking on docks in France. Navy ships being built in U.S. shipyard. Allied troops attack across no man's land. Allied rail gun firing. U.S.Soldiers fire howitzers. Smoke pours out of Allied biplane aircraft after being shot down. German troops fighting in trenches. A horse falls into a trench after being shot. Tanks in action. Tanks advance and fire. German machine gunners. German prisoners walk in a line. American troops in France celebrate the end of hostilities with the Armistice on the 11th hour of 11th day of 11th month, 1918. The American flag flies on a pole as a symbol of victory. Huge crowds of Americans celebrate in Manhattan, New York city, waving newspapers with headlines announcing German surrender. In 1919, President Wilson and General John (Black Jack) Pershing review victorious American troops marching in Chaumont, France (Pershing's headquarters). Franklin D. Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary of the Navy with Secretary of the Navy, Daniels, in France. U.S. troops board transport ships for home. Returning U.S. Armies hold a victory parade in Manhattan, New York City, where they parade through a temporary Victory Arch constructed expressly for the purpose in Madison Square. Hydrogen balloons decorate the Arch. New York City mounted police monitor the crowds.
U.S. 1st Army troops pass an abandoned German pill box near Cambrai, on their way to the Belgian border, during World War 2. U.S. tanks advancing along road to Saint-Quentin on September 1, 1944.Road sign points toward St. Quentin. Some French civilians watch as troops ride into the city aboard military vehicles. American flag is seen at window of a building.September 2nd, lead elements of the 1st Army pass road sign marking boundary between France and Belgium. A road sign on ground at the old formal border reads "Douane Belge." American tanks speed across Belgian fields in pursuit of retreating German soldiers.US units firing tank guns and machine guns at German positions.Smoke rising.Destroyed and burning German artillery, tanks, halftracks, and other vehicles and equipment along side of road.Destroyed civilian automobile and wagons. American troops entering town where Belgian flags fly. German Army Captain, accompanied by U.S. troops, urges his soldiers to surrender.He steps over wire fencing into a field where German soldier are coming forward. View of numerous German prisoners of war being held in a meadow.