United States soldiers in Chateau-Thierry, France during World War II. United States soldiers stand near a board which reads ' Chateau-Hierry'. A horse driven cart under a tree in a distance. The soldiers enter the town. Children play near a military tank. A soldier washes his hands and a girl stands nearby and watches him. The soldiers walk through streets. A crowd watches the passing soldiers. A soldier points his hand as he stands in a balcony.
The Battle of Château-Thierry in Château-Thierry, France during World War I. A wooded area. A few dead German soldiers lying on the ground. A statue of Jesus Christ in a damaged church. U.S. soldiers salvage materials from the church. They uncover and dust off part of the altar. A soldier sits at a piano amidst the rubble and plays while several U.S. soldiers gathered around sing.
The Battle of Château-Thierry in Château-Thierry, France during World War I. U.S. soldiers stand around German emplacements on a field. U.S. officers inspect the emplacements. U.S. soldiers walk on a railway track. A soldier shows German equipment.
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)
The German assault on France during the Battle of France in World War II. German artillery on a rail car. Soldiers load and fire the gun. Troops on the railway tracks. German cavalry advances with horse carts. French prisoners march to the rear carrying their wounded. Ruins of Fort Brimont after bombing by German Luftwaffe Stukas. Street fighting in the town. Soldiers fire and take cover among the ruins. Rubble strewn all over the roads. Soldiers jump over barricades erected on the roads. Soldiers on foot and in horse carriages. The Notre Dame de Reims cathedral. The Germans charge French positions amid the burning ruins of Tagnon. Panzer division tanks and troops make their way through the streets. Smoke due to explosions in a town and in nearby fields. Soldiers cross fields. Burning structures. Street fighting in the town. Machine guns fired. Soldiers ready artillery. Chateau-Thierry: Germans advance past abandoned and wrecked French war equipment. Street fighting. Soldiers take cover in the ruins. They enter and check damaged buildings. Soldiers fire machine guns from within the ruins. The deserted streets. Germans cross the Marne on rafts. Troops on foot, in vehicles, the horse cavalry and equipment laden carriages advance towards Paris. Soldiers rest and sleep.
U.S. 5th and 6th Marine Regiment in Chateau-Thierry,France during World War I. U.S. troops stand at attention. Flags of United States and France. The troops stand in a squad. U.S. General John Joseph Pershing decorates the soldiers. General Pershing is escorted by U.S. officers. The General shakes hands with the soldiers. The troops march with guns on their shoulders. They are reviewed by General James Harbord, McAndrew and Bundy at Chateau-le-trousse.