Kaiser Karl I reviews troops of the Royal Hungarian Honved Division in Galicia, Austria-Hungary, during World War 1.. Troops stand in formation. The Kaiser talks to a soldier. Soldier also replies. The Kaiser turns back to another soldier and salutes. (WWI; WW1)
Coronation procession of Emperor Karl I (Charles I) of Austria, who, as Emperor of Austria-Hungary, is now also being crowned KarlV (CharlesIV ) of Hungary. The procession arrives at Mathias Cathedral, on Trinity Square, Budapest, Hungary. Guests arrive to attend the ceremony. Through the dense crowd, Emperor Karl walks behind the Crucifer toward the Cathedral entrance, followed by Cardinal Prince Primate of Hungary, Dr. Czernock and a Bishop and nobles. After the coronation, a great celebratory parade ensues. The Emperor rides on horseback wearing the Crown and cloak of St. Stephen, and rides up a ramp to a landing where he can be seen by all in attendance. .
Coronation parade of Emperor Karl I of Austria, who is also being crowned as Karl IV of Hungary. ( As Emperor of Austria-Hungary he holds both titles) Procession passes on the street in Budapest. Emperor Karl is seen riding a large white horse. Royal horse guards parade with the Emperor. Officials, and nobles in traditional dress, take part in the parade
Russian cavalry demonstrating a charge during their advance on Prezemysl, Galicia, Austria, (present-day Poland) during World War I. The officers wield sabers and a number of the cavalry carry lances.
Russian General and his staff officers walk between formations of Russian troops lined on either side of a road during World War 1. As the General reaches the end of troop formation, he stops to greet the Regiment's Priest who stands near the troops. In the next scene, the Priest blesses the Regiment, as a military band plays. He then kneels and the entire regiment follows to pray, concluding by making the sign of the cross on their chests. The next scene shows the troops massed on one side of the San River, and a boat carrying about 20 soldiers makes its way across the rapidly flowing waters, by means of a cable stretched across the river. A larger boat is seen emptied of soldiers at a landing on the opposite side. The soldiers are walking along a path up a hill. The bigger boat is seen filled with soldiers and an artillery caisson, ready to cross the river. Some soldiers water their horses in the river. Women and children line up at an army outdoor kitchen set up near what appears to be a school building. They receive food from the Army cooks. (WWI; WW1)
Emperor (Kaiser) Karl I (Charles I), and Empress Zita, of Austria,ride in a carriage and greet people in Gyongyos (Heves County), Hungary. Horse-drawn carriage proceeds slowly as numerous soldiers and citizens surround it on three sides and accompany it.