A film on the development of air power. Chief of U.S. Army Air Service Colonel Frank P. Lahm in Toul, Meurthe-Et-Moselle, France on November 8, 1918 during World War I. Col. Lahm speaks to an officer.
United States Army Air Service 94th Fighter Squadron near Toul, Meurthe-et-Moselie, France, April 30, 1918, during World War 1. Captain Ken Marr standing beside the cockpit of #12 Nieuport 28c.1 airplane. He starts walking. "Hat in Ring" insignia seen on the side of the airplane. Captain Eddie Rickenbacker standing beside "Hat in Ring" insignia on side of Nieuport 28c.1. Others photographed individually at various times, posing by airplanes all displaying their "Hat in Ring" insignia, include: Lieutenant Allan F. Winslow; Captain J. A. Meissner; Captain D. M. Peterson; Captain J.N.Hall; 1st Lieutenant Douglas Campbell; and Captain Ken Marr.
U.S. 16th infantry troops at Seicheprey in Meurthe-et-Moselle, France on September 14th,1918, during World War 1. The troops take cover in a hole left by an exploded shell. Then they advance through the barbed wire fences and enemy fire. U.S. Medical Corps men tend to the wounded.
United States Army Air Service (USAAS) 94th Fighter Squadron in France during World War I. 2nd Lieutenant E. K. Delaney climbs into the cockpit of a USAAS De Havilland Airco DH-4 bomber. An officer and a ground crewman are standing near the nose of the aircraft. 2nd Lieutenant Allan F. Winslow seated in the cockpit of USAAS Nieuport 28 C-1 . A ground crewman turns the propeller of an Airco DH-4. Another crewman holds the first crewman's arm. The DH-4 bomber taxis away. The parked Nieuport 28 C-1 with its engine running. Lieutenant Douglas Campbell of the 94th fighter Squadron seated in the cockpit of the Nieuport 28 C-1. Two parked Nieuport 28 C-1s start to taxi. Third Nieuport 28 C-1 parked in the foreground. A Nieuport 28 C-1 taxis away. Bi-wing of a parked aircraft in the foreground. Ground crewmen starting the engine of a Nieuport 28 C-1. Ground crewmen hold onto the wings as the wheel chocks are removed and the aircraft turns. The aircraft takes off. Two ground crewmen standing beside a parked bi-winged aircraft in the foreground. American fighter ace Lieutenant Eddie Rickenbacker seated in the cockpit of a SPAD S. XIII fighter aircraft. 94th Aero Squadron "Hat in Ring" insignia on the side of the aircraft. Lieutenant Rickenbacker seated in the cockpit of a SPAD S. XIII near Rembercourt, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France on 18th October, 1918. A Nieuport 28 C-1 takes off.
Artillery and ambulances to front in Meurthe-et-Moselle, France during World War I. Artillery, horse carts and ambulances on the road to the front lines.
Infantry and tanks advance at Hazavant Farm in Meurthe-et-Moselle, France during World War I.
Soldiers inspect an American tank overturned in the field. A tank cutting through barbed wire entanglements, in its advance. Infantry dug in, awaits orders to advance. Infantry advance through barbed wire entanglements. Tanks maneuver across the field.