A cortege of U.S. Army trucks, covered with American flags and laden with flag-covered coffins of American soldiers,who fell in combat on May 27th, 1918,proceeds through the streets of Baccarat, France, in World War 1. U.S. soldiers of the 42nd Infantry Division march as escorts, beside the trucks. Local citizens observe from the sides of the road. Scene shifts to Memorial Day (May 30, 1918), when U.S. Army Major General Charles T. Menoher and U.S. Army Colonel Douglas MacArthur,of the 42nd Infantry Division, are joined by French Generals Dupont and Penet, in decorating the graves of fallen American soldiers, during a ceremony at a rugged battlefield cemetery containing new graves marked by wooden crosses. A little French girl places a bouquet (reportedly made by Major General Menoher) upon the grave of an American soldier.She is accompanied by other French children who also place bouquets on the graves. An honor guard of American soldiers fires a salute. Scene shifts to a gathering of American soldiers at their base in Baccarat, where they surround a small outdoor stage, to watch a Miss Hart, of the YMCA theatrical Corps dance the Higland Fling. She is dressed in traditional costume of Scotland and accompanied by a violinist. A group of Army musicians, seated close to the stage, watch the performance along with the rest of the troops.
USS Manley, 4-stacker, flush decker destroyer, painted in camouflage,underway in Firth of Forth, Scotland. At location in United States, Battleship, USS Arizona, underway, with its 3-gun forward turret visible. U.S. battleship Texas, underway, in Firth of Forth, Scotland. At a different location, U.S. 4-stacker Destroyer making way slowly. Many small sailboats in distance.
Allied battleship, German ships and vessels underway. Plane flies in sky. Crew waving on a battleship. German submarine in water surrenders as demanded by Armistice terms. Crew lined up on a battleship and British flag is raised. (World War i; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
Many warships in the Firth of Forth, Scotland after World War I. British battleship underway. British aircraft carrier, Furious (37),seen close up in camouflage paint. The Turkish battlecruiser TCG Yavuz. United States battleships, USS Arkansas, USS Florida, USS New York, and USS Texas, steaming out of the Firth of Forth. Smoke stacks of U.S. battleships emitting smoke. The Forth Rail Bridge, over Firth of Forth, is visible in background. A seaplane passes over the ships. USS Manley, a four-stacker destroyer underway.
Battleships of U.S. Division nine, seen dimly,in fog in the Firth of Forth, Scotland after World War I. At first, nothing is moving and water is glassy smooth. Smoke rising from stack of one Batleship. View of the Turkish battlecruiser TCG Yavuz. A flushdeck destroyer seen dimly in the fog. A British aircraft carrier with airplane poised on a catapult. Several views of U.S. battleships sitting still in the fog.
Allied troops board a British transport ship at Dundee in Scotland during World War I. Troops wave before departing. The ship departs. British flag flutters at the bow of the ship. View of a dock area.