First aid being administered to wounded American Soldiers at Couveres-et-Valsery in France during World War I. Soldiers being bandaged in the field near of a battle site. Wounded soldiers are carried away on stretchers by groups of U.S. Army soldiers, some wearing long trench coats.
Wounded soldiers of the United States Army being treated in France during World War I. Wounded soldiers get first aid at Couvrres-et-Valsery on 18 July, 1918. Casualties being carried on stretchers. French prisoners carry wounded Americans to a dressing station in Missy-Aux-Bois on 16 July, 1918.
Views of the Chateau of Franc-port located close to the forest at Rethondes, near the town of Compiègne, where the German delegation was lodged during the World War 1armistice negotiations. On November 8, 1918, a steam locomotive pulls Marshal Foch's train through the railroad station in Compiègne, on the way to the armistice negotiations. Later, on November 11, 1918, after the Armistice is signed, the train is seen as it returns and slows to a stop at the station, in Compiègne. The train bears the name: " Compagnie Internationale Des Wagon-Lits Et Des Grands Express Europeens." Several cars of the train are seen close up, including the voiture-restaurant and dining car number 2419 D, in which the armistice was actually signed. Several French soldiers are seen inside the train, and looking out its windows. A large group of French troops pose and celebrate in front of the train, parked in the station.
U.S. 16th infantry troops at Seicheprey in Meurthe-et-Moselle, France on September 14th,1918, during World War 1. The troops take cover in a hole left by an exploded shell. Then they advance through the barbed wire fences and enemy fire. U.S. Medical Corps men tend to the wounded.
A film on the development of air power. Chief of U.S. Army Air Service Colonel Frank P. Lahm in Toul, Meurthe-Et-Moselle, France on November 8, 1918 during World War I. Col. Lahm speaks to an officer.
United States Army Air Service (USAAS) 94th Fighter Squadron in France during World War 1. Lt Eddie Rickenbacker seated in the cockpit of a 94th Squadron Nieuport 28c.1fighter #12, as a ground crewman turns a propeller and the engine starts. The squadron's "Hat in Ring" logo is painted on the fuselage. Jump to October 1918 - Captain J. A. Meissner seated in the cockpit of a SPAD S.XIIIc.1 fighter. April 1918: Lieutenant Edwin Green seated in the cockpit of a Nieuport 28c.1 which starts to taxi. Another Nieuport takes off and climbs. Forward to October 1918 - Captain J. A. Meissner seated in the cockpit turns around and points towards the ground. A mock dogfight between two WW I bi-winged aircraft. American Army aviator Captain Eddie Rickenbacker seated in the cockpit of a USAAS Dayton-Wright DH-4 bomber looks back and waves. Aircraft is in flight. Aerial views of the ground showing a coastline below. The aircraft climbing over the clouds. Captain J.A. Meissner seated in the cockpit of an airborne aircraft. Captain Rickenbacker in his SPAD S.XIII fighter #1 in flight over the clouds. (Note: This is a segment of a longer film described in Eddie Rickenbacker's 1919 book, "Fighting the Flying Circus." It was filmed by Capt.Cooper of the U.S. Army Signal Corps from October 18th - 21st, 1918, and contained reenactments of air combat, some of it with a captured German Hanover C.III observation plane.) (WWI,WW1, World War One, First World War)