U.S. troops in Nantes, France during WWI. Red Cross women staff serves breakfast to U.S. troops in the canteen. 1918-1919. (World War I. World War 1. WW1)
Artillery and howitzers being towed by a number of trucks, passing through Nantes, France on way to the front during World War I. American and French soldiers standing by. Parked treaded tractors in a line on a roadside with U.S. soldiers in them. Officers on horse carts. Supplies stacked beside a railroad track. U.S. cavalry soldiers emerge from woods on running horses.
Old and damaged buildings in a slum area in Paris, France during World War I. The damaged buildings. A sign: 'Hotel De Nantes'. People move through a narrow street surrounded with buildings. French language sign on the buildings.
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)
View of three-masted French barque "Nantes" carrying 36,723 sacks of saltpeter to England, during World War 1. Some crew members of the ship Nantes being taken aboard the German Cruiser SMS Möwe (sometimes written as Moewe or Seagull), commanded by German Count Von zu Donah Schlodien. Straight-on (bow) view of the Nantes under full sail,. Some of the crew of Nantes on deck. of the Möwe.
Slate identifies 24 enemy and 1 neutral.
United States Army Air Service (USAAS) 94th Aero Squadron in Toul, France during World War I. April 1918 - Commanding Officer 94th Aero Pursuit Squadron Major John W.F.M. Huffer and French-American pilot Major Raoul Lufbery talk with AEF weekly newspaper "Stars and Stripes" editor Major S. P Adams. Captain David M. Peterson stands beside a Nieuport 28c.1 fighter aircraft,with its "Hat in Ring" insignia on the side. 1Lt. Alan F. Winslow stands beside Lt Rickenbacker's Nieuport #12 and starts walking. Jump to November, 1918 - the remaining officers of the 94th Aero Squadron reunite, including Captain James A. Meissner (C.O.147th Aero), 1st Lt Joseph Eastman, Captains Eddie Rickenbacker (now C.O. 94th Aero) and Reed Chambers, and 1st Lt Thorne Taylor (all 94th) standing beside Rickenbacker's SPAD S.XIII #1 parked in front of a hangar at Foucaucourt Aerodrome, France, November 1918. (WWI,WW1, World War One, First World War)