U.S. 7th Machine Gun Battalion in La Chapelle-sur-Chezy, France during World War I. Military band plays different instruments. They are followed by the U.S. 7th Machine Gun Battalion troops. The troops march on the street. A soldier holds the flag of United States. Cars follow U.S. troops.
U.S. 7th Machine Gun Battalion in La Chapelle-sur-Chezy, France during World War I. The troops receive thanks. They stand in formation. U.S. General Joseph Theodore Dickman with a U.S. officer and the Prefet de l'Aisne with French officers thank each other. General Dickman speaks to the Prefet de l'Aisne. General Dickman stands with a man. A French officer smiles.
The French line ship, SS Lorraine, in camouflage paint, seen backing into port at Bordeaux, France, on June 24, 1918. Belgian troops of the ACM Corps (Autos-Canons-Mitrailleuses, Belgian armored unit) disembark. (Note: Soldiers of This Belgian armored unit fought with the White Russians during World War I. They left Vladivostok for the USA on the SS Sheridan, and docked at San Francisco on May 12, 1918. They were warmly greeted as they proceeded across the U.S. to New York city, where they participated in the Memorial Day Parade. After leaving New York City, aboard the SS La Lorraine, they reached Bordeaux on June 24 1918.)
Firing of a V-2 rocket from White Sands, New Mexico. An XP-84 jet aircraft on a test flight in California. Scenes of devastation in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. An atomic bomb test conducted in Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands. Large smoke cloud rises. Americans expressing disgust with war and confidence in ability to protect against it in future. Newspaper headline about Armistice ending World War I on November 11, 1918. Victory parade in New York City. Adolf Hitler haranguing German audience. V2 rocket being launched in Germany. German Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet rocket plane in flight. Map depicting uranium deposits world wide. An XB-36 bomber in flight with landing gear extended. A huge formation of various warplanes in flight, high overhead. A wartime tank assembly plant. American army troops on parade. A United Nations meeting in session. Peaceful scenes of American soldiers in Hawaii before World War II in the Pacific. Hawaiian Hula dancers. Japanese carrier-based Aichi D3A1 dive bomber in flight during attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941. Bombed U.S. warships and facilities in Pearl Harbor. American Army officer and civilian discussing wisdom of maintaing large standing army. Army recruits are seen in the U.S. Army Universal Military Training Experimental Unit at Fort Knox, in 1947. They are seen in quarters, studying; taking part in sports (baseball); and attending religious services in a base chapel. Several trainees in a field tent, working with numerous tape decks in some kind of military communications activity.
Soldiers of Company E, U.S. 167th Infantry Regiment, American Expeditionary Forces (A.E.F.), 42nd Infantry Division (Rainbow Division) at their base in Neuviller-la-Roche, France,on May 10, 1918, during World War 1.They demonstrate readiness to defend against attack, entrenched behind barbed wire defenses set up in a grove of birch trees. Sentries, of Company E, walk their posts and occupy lookouts at an established outpost constructed of logs and masonry.
Celebrations in Paris marking the signing of Armistice ending conflict in World War I, November 11, 1918. Open bus is packed to capacity with celebrants. Jubilant crowds are jammed together, waving flags, and shouting for joy. Man erects huge banner reading: "LArmistice est signe, La Guerre est gegnee, Vive La France, Vivent Les Allies!" Huge American flag is waved from center of crowd. Flags of the Allies are waved by people on balcony of building with lettering identifying it as "Mme Georgette".French sailors, in crowd, sing and wave flags. French Boy Scouts, in uniforms, run down the street towards the camera, followed by people of every age, size, and sort, all celebrating the end of war. Several French officers stand by as an impromptu parade begins.