French naval gunner fires a Lewis 30 calibrated machine gun mounted on a wooden frame as French Air Service and French Naval personnel look on. View of warehouses at Camp Hunt, also known as Le Courneau located about 60 kilometers southwest of Bordeaux, during World War 1. Men carry supplies from a building and load them on to a truck. Aerial view of warehouses and barracks of Camp Hunt. A Letord bi-winged aircraft taxiing as ground crewmen hold wing and assist.
Buildings and hangers at World War I Aerial Bombing School Cazaux, Gironde, France. An aircraft taxiing on water. A bi-winged twin engine Letord aircraft parked. Aerial view of Aerial Bombing School Cazaux and of Camp Hunt, also known as Le Courneau, southwest of Bordeaux, France. Cameraman seated behind the pilot is taking pictures from Letord aircraft.
The United States Army enters St. Lo, France during World War II. Soldiers among hedgerows as they hunt for German snipers. The soldiers walk along a dusty road leading to St. Lo. Heavy firing takes place. Captured German nurses march after being released. American and British soldiers receive medical aid. The soldiers walk through a mined area. A U.S. Army truck on fire. The soldiers hunt for the snipers. They enter a building. A damaged building. A sign reads ' Refugee camp off limits'. French refugees at a camp as children play and women look on. The U.S. flag on a soldier who lost his life during the battle.
Map showing Germany and nearby regions after conclusion of World War I. Writing indicates areas on map including Battle Line at End of Hostilities, Line to Which Germans Must Retreat, and Neutral Zone (between the two areas). Slate indicates that German Kaiser Wilhelm II had just abdicated (28 November, 1918) and shows footage of Kaiser Wilhelm II on horseback at a formal event. Next scene shows a massive human formation of soldiers in the shape of the Liberty Bell known as "The Human Liberty Bell", formed by 25,000 officers and men at Camp Dix, New Jersey to celebrate the armistice in World War 1 and the abdication of German Kaiser Wilhelm II. Camera pans upward to show the human bell from base to top. Next scenes show key Allied military leaders in World War I: British General Haig reviewing troops; France General Philippe Petain emerging from a building; Group of French soldiers marching; Italian General Diaz together with French officers reviewing troops; and King Albert of Belgium exiting a building outside Paris during World War 1 and entering a waiting horse-drawn carriage. View of United States President Woodrow Wilson reading newspaper and seated in a chair. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
United States Corps of Engineers conduct research and development activities at Camp Tuto in Greenland. An Eskimo hunting party from New Thule near Camp Tuto in Greenland. Women smile as sled dogs relax in a snow covered field.
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)