Testing of 3-ton M1918 tanks built by Ford run an obstacle course lay out on an open field behind residential area. Military and civilian officials observe as tanks cross gullies and climb earth banks. One of the tanks overturns in gully and another one fails to scale a mound of mud. Military officials gather to observe the overturned tank. (World War i; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
Several Ford M1918 3 ton light tanks are seen maneuvering at a testing ground in Michigan during World War I. Henry Ford and son, Edsel, are watching the tests. One of the tanks climbs an embankment and flips over backwards, landing upside down. A group of men gather around the overturned tank and attempt to turn it upright. Henry Ford stands nearby watching.
Walter Hagen and two other players demonstrate and play golf in the United States. Walter Hagen demonstrates several different shots from varying terrain. Water in the background. Ball roles into the hole and Hagen takes it out. Hagen hits the ball from a sand bunker. Hagen is joined by two other players and the golfers tee off. The course is likely Oakland Hills Country Club, where Walter Hagen was the first club professional beginning in 1918.
Draft and mobilization activities for World War I in 1917-1918. Major General Enoch H Crowder and his staff assembled for calling to colors the registrants of 5th June, 1918. Scenes of the second draft on June 27, 1918 are shown. Major General Enoch H. Crowder delivers an opening remark on the occasion. The United States Secretary of War, Newton D Baker, Senator George E Chamberlain, Senator Francis E Warren, General Peyton C March, Major General Enoch Crowder and Ms. 'Major Billie' Welborn draw draft numbers in July 1918. The first numbers drawn are 246, 1168, 6818, 469, and 1091 respectively. Men note down the results of the draw in charts and on a board.
Military tanks built by Ford run an obstacle course lay out on an open field behind residential area. Military and civilian officials observe as 3-ton M1918 tanks cross gullies and climb earth banks. Tank knocks down posts embedded on ground, crosses railroad tracks and fails to scale sharply graded bank on mud. Military officials gather to take a look at the tank. View of residential houses in the background. Tanks along with their drivers lined up for inspection.
A 3 ton Ford M 1918 tank seen overturned during testing at Ford testing grounds. The operator walks away from the tank, and a large group of civilians gather around and roll the tank upright. (World War i; World War 1; WWI; WW1)