Major General Roy Hoffman, Commander, U.S. 93rd Infantry Division with staff officers at Division headquarters in Maffrecourt, France. They discuss a document, and pose. for a photograph. World War I.
Negro soldiers of the 369th Infantry, 93rd Division, United States Army, march in formation along a road in Maffrecourt, France, in World War 1. They are led by mounted officers, and a brass band. Unit leaders salute as they pass the camera. Mules pull several artillery pieces and caissons. Several medics march with stretchers. The U.S. flag is the only one carried by the color guard. No unit colors are seen.
369th Infantry of the 93rd Division United States Army Negro soldiers occupy trenches near Maffrecourt, France during World War 1. Troops fire from trenches. Though American, they are wearing French helmets. In one scene the negro soldiers are wearing gas masks. Soldier shows a document to Colonel. He ties a message to the carrier pigeon and releases it. Negro soldiers rush from a trench toward the front with their rifles. World War I
369th Infantry of the 93rd Division United States Army troops load provisions onto horse carts at a village near Maffrecourt, France. Soldiers hold a milk can. World War I
Negro soldiers of United States Army 369th Regiment, 93rd Division (Colored) on parade across an open field near Maffrecourt,France, in World War 1. They are led by their Commander, Colonel William Hayward, on horseback, followed by 8 other mounted officers. Several soldiers are walking bicycles behind them. Next is seen the famous 369th Regimental marching band, led by Bandmaster, Lieutenant James Reese Europe. Troops of the Regiment march with shouldered arms in formations of 30-man fronts. At the end of the film, the troops execute a right flank maneuver. A three-man color guard poses for the camera with the American flag. No other colors are displayed during the review. (World War i; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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)