American President Woodrow Wilson visits Belgium. President Wilson visits Cardinal Mercier in Mechelen. Cardinal Mercier welcomes the President and they walk inside. Children standing along a road greet the President as he drives on the street.
Teams of horses transport German 21cm morsers (heavy siege morters) along a road leading toward the front during World War 1. Gunners walk along beside them. Battery of the mortars being set up in a field by some houses near Mechelen (Malines) Belgium. The gun crews load and fire their mortars. Supplies are brought by horse-drawn wagon. Officers, soldiers, and some medical corpsmen (with red crosses on their sleeves) stand nearby as the battery of mortars fires. . (Note: The church shown, beginning TC: 1:28 is reportedly St. Joseph's, of the St. Joseph-Coloma parish on the southern outskirts of Mechelen/Malines, a city midway between Brussels and Antwerp. The church survived the war and still stands in 2014, although it is also reportedly in a bad state of repair.)
Activities of U.S. 101st Airborne Division in Bastogne, Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge of World War II. An M5 High Speed Tractor (HST) tows a field gun along a snow covered road. The vehicle skids on the road, and troops throw sand on the road to increase traction. American troops walk on the icy road, including a Browning 1919A4 machine gun crew.
United States infantry attack St Vith,Belgium during World War II. View of the damaged buildings in town. Soldiers of the United States 7th Armored Division ,48th Infantry Regiment,3rd Battalion,search for German prisoners. Prisoner wears U.S. soldier's clothing and shoes. Captured German officer under guard. Soldier in a prone position fires Browning M1919A4 30 caliber air cooled machine gun. Soldier advances with bayonet rifle. Tank destroyers fire in support of advancing infantrymen.
Events during the Paris Peace Conference. View of Houthulst forest in Belgium. United States President Woodrow Wilson along with his American Delegation is on a sightseeing trip in Belgium. They are accompanied by King Albert I and Queen Elizabeth of Belgium. The entire team is seen enjoying a picnic and having lunch under a tent. Queen Elizabeth takes the picture of the lunch party. A french guard and other men standing along the side of a motor car.
American President Woodrow Wilson in Belgium.The Presidential party, including the President's second wife, Edith Wilson, and his daughter Margaret Wilson, along with Port authorities and other officials, walk along a walkway on the Zeebrugge Mole. ( This is a seawall with warehouses and a quay, built to create the Port of Zeebrugge at the North Sea end of a canal from Bruges in Belgium.) Photographer is seen walking atop the narrow outer wall of the walkway.