French Marshal Petain, now Premier, walks to a car and seen later at conference table with Pierre Laval and other national leaders. View of Adolf Hitler, with close associates, expressing delight after signing of the second armistice at Compiegne,ending French resistance, on June 22, 1940. German honor guard marching near Marshal Foch's railroad car where the 1918 armistice was signed. Monument of Marshal Foch. Hitler, Hermann Goering, and Admiral Raeder, head of the Kriegsmarine, review the honor guard. German stand at steps of the rail car. Raeder, and Goering, both carrying Marshal's batons, flank Hitler. French Army General Charles Huntziger, accompanied by General Jean Bergeret,Air Minister, Vice Admiral Le Luc, Commander of Maritime Forces, and Ambassador Leon Noel, are escorted by two German officers. They enter the railroad carriage. View inside, as Hitler, Goering and German representatives stand when they enter. Newspaper headline describes tax on France for German occupation. French prisoners of war in an outdoor yard and being moved to Germany. French prisoners in bucket brigade and carrying construction materials. French workers engaged in labor to support German war effort. Unhappy French children. Public funerals for persons executed by the Germans. German flag draped over the Foch statue. Hitler's touring motorcade passes Arch of Triumph in Paris in early morning when streets are empty. Parisians gather on streets to hear German orders broadcast. Many express distress. In Southern France, Military units carry their colors as they depart for North Africa. General Charles DeGaulle is among the marchers. DeGaulle seen reviewing contingents of French military. Free French soldiers parading in London, England. Military officers salute as the ship carrying Regimental colors departs. French colors carried beside unit with American flag. General Charles de Gaulle and General Henri Giraud at 1943 Casablanca Conference (Roosevelt and Churchill seated).
View of soldiers with automobiles in an American Motor Transport Corps Reception Park, in France, during World War 1. A general, in a trench coat, is being escorted by another officer as he examines automobiles in the park. atop the main garage, the letters, "M.T.C." and "Motor Reception Park" are painted. The general's car sits with driver, awaiting him. It appears to be a Locomobile touring car, and bears the identification number: 1111. (Note: The American Expeditionary Forces Motor Transport Corps (M.T.C.) was formed out of the Quartermaster Corps on 15 August 1918. As the name implies, Reception Parks were where newly arrived vehicles were uncrated, assembled, and made ready for service.) (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
U.S. Secretary of War Newton Diehl Baker and U.S. Army General John Joseph Pershing arrive at SOS Headquarters in Tours, France during World War I. People crowd in streets. Newton Diehl Baker and John Joseph Pershing get off from a car. Baker and Pershing are escorted by officers. They talk to the officers in front of a building. Jeeps being parked in the background. Baker, Pershing stand with other officers on the steps of the building and pose. German prisoners stand in formation. Baker and U.S. Army General James Guthrie Harbord inspect German prisoners. Buildings in the background. Harbord and Baker leave after the inspection. The soldiers stand in a group. An officer in a jeep reads from a paper. A close up of a dignitary. The officers stand in a group. Two officers pose.
French General Philippe Petain decorates General Russel and General Richard O' Connor in Tours, France during World War I. U.S. 4th Cavalry Regiment on horse back. Soldiers stand in the background. U.S. Army Brigadier General James Guthrie Harbord reviews 4th Cavalry Regiment. James Guthrie Harbord leaves after reviewing the cavalry regiment. He is escorted by officers. Soldiers stand holding umbrellas in the background. They stand in formation as they are reviewed by Harbord. An officer reads from a paper. Others stand near him. Harbord is decorated by General Farnsworth. The officers who are being awarded stand in formation. French General Philippe Petain shakes hands with General Russel and General Richard O' Connor. The soldiers stand holding flags.
Generals being decorated by French General Philippe Petain in Tours, France during World War I. General Harbord, General Harts, U.S. General Edgar Jadwin, Langfitt, British Army Richard Nugent O'Connor lined up in center. Soldiers stand in the background. The Generals talk to each other. The Generals who are being awarded stand in a line. People and the soldiers stand in the background. A view of the soldiers standing in formation. Philippe Petain decorates Harbord, General Harts, U.S. General Edgar Jadwin, Langfitt, Connor, Roackenbach one after the other. General Philippe Petain awards medals. General Philippe Petain decorates General U.S. Army Brigadier General James Guthrie Harbord and shakes hands with him.
British General David Henderson reviews soldiers in Tours, France during World War I. General James Harbord, General Harts, General Edgar Jadwin, Langfitt, Connor, Roackenbach, U.S. Army Major General George S. Simonds, General McCaw,General William Wallace Atterbury, General Dawes and General McCoy stand together. Soldiers stand in the background in courtyard of a fort. The soldiers carrying guns on their shoulders march. British General David Henderson escorted by officers reviews the soldiers . The soldiers standing in formation. A soldiers stands holding a flag in the center. General David Henderson reviews the soldiers standing in formation. The Generals lined up salute. Buildings in the background. General David Henderson escorted by the officers reviews the soldiers.