Views from shipboard of the Bosphorus strait in vicinity of Constantinople, taken in 1919, by the U.S. Military Mission to Turkey and Armenia. Small boats seen in the water. American military officers seen inspecting mounds of harvested grain in a field. They mingle with farmers and walk amongst the mounds of grain. Buildings of nearby village are seen in background. A minaret is also seen in background of another shot. Panning shots across fields of hillside in distance, show two mosques among other structures. Several substantial buildings are seen in valley at base of mountain.
Sulimanie (Suleymaniye) Mosque, Constantinople (Istanbul),Turkey, as seen from a British ship in the Bosphorus strait as British commence occupation of Constantinople at end of World War 1. Crew lining railings of a Turkish warship, flying the ottoman Empire flag, underway in the Bosporus Strait. Scene shifts to a British two-stack battleship bristling with heavy guns, moving amongst several other warships in Turkish waters.
Allied war ship entering the Dardanelles immediately after end of World War 1. Views of the Fort of Sedul-Bahr which had been pounded by British long range guns. French General Louis Franchet D'Esperey landing at shore and reviewing formation of Turkish troops at Constantinople. The Turkish battleship, Yavuz Sultan Selim (formerly German SMS Goeben) tied up at a dock. She displays the Turkish flag.
United States Atlantic ship sailors hold turkey in Constantinople Turkey. Five sailors stand out of a building with a woman. They hold turkeys. Nurses, officers and sailors sit and pose in front of a building.
U.S. Admiral Mark L. Bristol arrives in Constantinople, Turkey by train. Admiral Bristol, the U.S. High Commissioner in Turkey during the partitioning of the Ottoman Empire, talks to Turkish officials at the train station. Officials approach a parked car.
Turkish leader Sultan Vahideddin (Mehmed VI) leaves palace in Constantinople via horse-drawn carriage. Turkish leader Enver Pasha shares open car with Kaiser Wilhelm II during Pasha's visit to Germany in March, 1915. Huge parade and assembly in Constantinople, Turkey, as it mobilizes in World War 1. Scene of German Field Marshal Paul von Hindenburg, posing with his staff officers in World War I era.