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First Division troops of the AEF in training at Gondrecourt, France, during World War I.

Panoramic view of the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) First Division training area in Gondrecourt, France, during World War 1. American troops training during the summer of 1917. A contingent is seen in formation on a field. About ten officers walk through the ranks on inspection. A mounted officer reviews 1st Division infantry on parade, led by mounted officers followed by the division marching band. The troops march on a broad front of about 25, or more, abreast. The troops stand with rifles, in a large formation at order arms. They perform simultaneous rifle drill maneuvers including: present arms;order arms; right shoulder arms; left shoulder arms; inspection arms;left shoulder arms;right shoulder arms; inspection arms; and order arms.

Date: 1917
Duration: 3 min 59 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Platoons of First Division AEF troops training at Gondrecourt, France, during World War I.

Troops of the 1st Division, American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) march by platoons at their training area at Gondrecourt, France, in the summer of 1917. Several officers on horseback accompany them and an army truck, as well.

Date: 1917
Duration: 59 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
American troops fire machine guns at firing range in AEF 1st Division training camp, Gondrecourt, France, in World War I

American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) fire machine guns at the First Division Training Camp, Gondrecourt-le-Chateau, Department Meuse,France, during World War 1. A French instructor coaches each American soldier as they fire French Chauchat C.S.R.G. Model 1915 light machine guns.Bullets pass through the targets and strike the embankment behind at the firing range.

Date: 1917, August
Duration: 38 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
U.S. 26th Infantry troops engage in physical conditioning exercises at Gondrecourt Camp, France, during World War I.

American 26th Infantry troops do calisthenics (physical exercises.) at the Gondrecourt Training area of the First Division of the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) in France during World War 1.

Date: 1917, August
Duration: 51 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
First Division AEF troops dig trenches and spread barbed wire fences at Gondrecourt Camp in France, during World War I.

Soldiers of the First Division, American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) dig trenches at their Gondrecourt training area,in France during World War 1. They use picks and shovels as instructors look on. They dig to considerable depth. Views of the trenches lined with woven twigs and sand bags. The troops are then seen driving posts and stringing barbed wire barricades. Views of finished dense barbed wire defenses. (WWI; WW1)

Date: 1917, August
Duration: 1 min 43 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Troops of the 2nd Field Signal Battalion, 1st Division, AEF, train at Gondrecourt, France, in World War I

Several soldiers of the American 2nd Field Signal Battalion, unpack and set up equipment for a field communications center, at the Gondrecourt training center of the 1st Division, American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) in France, during World War 1. In moments, one of the group begins to transmit messages via radiotelegraphy. Two soldiers work together as one reads a message and the other transmits it with a large signal lamp. Across the field another soldier reads the lamp signals with binoculars, while his companion writes the message on a pad. Back at the first site (field communications center), a soldier tests their radio telephone. Several signal troops sit and copy messages sent by the signal lamp team, who are seen again. A soldier at the field center sends a message. A soldier hands a message to the signal lamp team.More messages are processed at the field communications center.

Date: 1917, August
Duration: 2 min 11 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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