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)
Demonstration by French tanks for American forces in France during World War 1. A French Schneider CA1 tank passes in front U.S. troops from the 1st Infantry Division, assembled at the Bois Plante's farm in Picardie, France. Close-up of tank's caterpillar tracks. Several Schneiders maneuver in field, followed by French infantrymen. Schneider passes camera, showing signaling device on roof and "spade" marking on side, indicating it belongs to the First Section of a French Tank Company. (Note: Twelve Schneider tanks of the French 5th Tank battalion accompanied the U.S. First Infantry in the battle of Cantigny, May 28, 1918.)
(World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
German prisoners of war (POWs) held in an outdoor wire enclosure, by U.S. First Division troops behind the lines near Catigny, France, during World War 1. Closeups of two German prisoners, each with a U.S. Army interrogator. The second one is being spoken to by a U.S. Army lieutenant. View of several prisoners, including a German medical corpsman, attending a wounded on a litter. German prisoners being searched and processed by two French soldiers under supervision of a U.S. Army officer. U.S. troops in the background. U.S. General John J. Pershing, Commander of the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) steps from a headquarters building, behind the lines near Catigny, France, accompanied by Major General Robert L. Bullard, Commander of the U.S. First Division, and staff. They proceed along pavement in front of several buildings. Next scene shows Pershing and Major General Bullard entering a wooded area, where U.S. troops line a path and several German prisoners are faced away from the path. The American generals look over some German officer prisoners drawn up in a small group on one side of the path. They continue past a wire enclosure containing German prisoners, on the other side of the path.
Wounded U.S. soldier on a stretcher, is lifted from hospital set up behind the lines near Catigny, France, during World War 1.. He is carefully placed in a military ambulance. Closer to the front, medical corpsmen attend to a wounded soldier lying on a litter on the ground. They treat his wounds and apply a splint to his left leg. Troops in battle gear surround the corpsmen. The wounded man is placed in an ambulance. (WWI. WW1)
America's counter attack in World War I. United States soldiers on a field during Battle of Cantigny in France, World War I. Explosions occur and smoke rises. Soldiers fire artillery from behind sand bag mounds. Soldiers cross over the sand bag mounds and in the field. A French tank in the background.
United States soldiers during Battle of Cantigny in France, World War 1. Artillerymen drag artillery shells on dollies to a heavy gun under a camouflage netting. Gun crew opens breech and loads the gun. Gunner rotates controls to elevate barrel into firing position. Change of scene shows batteries of French 75 field guns firing in the open and from camouflaged bunkers.