Armenian troops parade on the streets of Kars in Armenia during World War 1. Soldiers march with their bayonets raised high. Two soldiers on horseback salute a high ranking officer. Civilians watch as the troops pass by.
Armenian soldiers parading on a street in Kars, Armenia. They carry shouldered rifles with fixed bayonets. Local spectators watch from the roadside. The troops appear to be headed toward a large fortress seen on a hill in the background.
Officers, of the U.S. Military Mission to Turkey and Armenia, and Armenian officers,leaving the Governor's residence, after a dinner given to them by the Governor of Kars, Armenia. Several Armenian military musicians, standing near the steps, play instruments as the officers leave. A Mission vehicle drives away. Scene shifts to an Armenian cavalryman carrying their national tricolor flag. He is followed by a contingent of mounted cavalry acting as honor guard for the U.S. mission.
A typical street scene in the city of Yerevan, Capital of Armenia, photographed by member of the U.S. Military Mission to Turkey and Armenia, during their visit in 1919. Members of the Military Mission with their automobile on a city street. The Armenian Prime Minister with his second cabinet of the First Republic of Armenia, pose for the Mission photographer,in a garden, on October 1, 1919. Seated in front, left to right, are: Avetik Sahakyan (Sahakian) Minister of Agriculture, Prime Minister Alexander Khatisyan (Khatissian) and General Christophor Araratov, Minister of War. Standing, behind them are Nikol Aghbalian (Aghbanian)Minister of Education, A. Gulkandanian, Minister of Interior and Justice, and S. Araradian, Minister of Finance. Next,head of the U.S. Military Mission, Major General James G. Harbord, poses with the Prime Minister.
The local populace and Armenian officials line a mountain road to greet members of the U.S. Military Mission to Turkey and Armenia, as they approach Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. Mayor of the city, Mkrtich Mousinyants (Mkrtich Mussinyants) poses with military officers and other officials, as they are filmed by the Mission's cameraman. U.S. Major General James G. Harbord, Head of the Military Mission, and his staff, are seen walking along the mountain road, past spectators. (Some spectators stand on ramparts of Imposing old forts in the background.) Mayor Mousinyants, followed by military officers, walks up to meet Harbord and mission members. He converses with General Harbord. The scene changes to Harbord and staff in their car, driving along the mountain road, with spectators looking down from above. Several mounted cavalrymen carrying the Armenian and American flags escort General Harbord's car as it drives into Yerevan.
The post-war American Military Mission to Turkey and Armenia arriving in the Armenian capital city of Yerevan. The Mission head, Major General James G. Harbord, and members of his staff, walk down a main street, into the city, accompanied by the Mayor of Yerevan, Mkrtich Mousinyants (Mkrtich Mussinyants) and other dignitaries. Armenian soldiers line the side of the roadway. Scene shifts to the Mayor, standing with General Harbord and staff, as they review a contingent of Armenian soldiers marching past in close order formation.