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Verdun France 1918 stock footage and images

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Ramparts, walls, river bridge and shell holes in Verdun-sur-Meuse, France.

Architecture of Verdun in Verdun-sur-Meuse, France during World War I. View of Verdun: the ramparts, walls (eighty feet thick), and the river bridge on the banks of Meuse. French civilians at the Meuse on a Monday: people beside a pond. Shell holes and people in the holes.

Date: 1918
Duration: 1 min 48 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Contribution of Negro soldiers during the Spanish American War and World War I.

A film about the role of Negro soldiers during various wars in the United States. A dramatization shows a Negro soldier of the Spanish -American War. He also talks about his role in Cuba and the construction of the Panama Canal. Footage of the Panama Canal being constructed and ships underway in the canal. U.S. Army forces including black soldiers boarding troop transport ships bound for Europe during World War 1. A railroad train carries Negro soldiers to France during World War I. Negro soldier units under General Pershing march in formation with an Army band in France during World War 1. Negro soldiers work and fight against the Germans, including the 813th Pioneer Regiment near Marseilles, the 332nd Labor Battalion, and the 808th Pioneer Regiment near Verdun. Negro soldiers racing for front lines including the soldiers with the 8th Illinois and the 372nd regiment and the 371st, and also the 369th in the Argonne. View from behind soldier as he fires a machine gun, and U.S. Army soldiers firing artillery. Negro soldiers of the 369th being decorated and receiving the Croix de Guerre for their heroic actions in World War I. The negro soldiers march at a parade in New York City following World War I and are greeted by throngs of enthusiastic negro civilians attending the parade. View of Henry Johnson being congratulated by civilians after he and Needham Roberts performed with exceptional heroism and received the Croix de Guerre. Close up view of the Croix de guerre medal on a uniform. Graves of Negro soldiers who lost their lives during World War I at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. View of the All Wars Memorial to Colored Soldiers and Sailors in Logan Square in Philadelphia. View of a stone memorial in France in tribute to the efforts of the negro soldiers of the 371st Infantry Division who fought and died there on April 21, 1918 during World War 1.

Date: 1917
Duration: 4 min 6 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A church at Herbecourt and ruins in Verdun-sur-Meuse,France.

Battalion H.- Verdun Campaign in Verdun-sur-Meuse, France during World War I. A church at Herbecourt. The ruins and debris seen. The wounded French soldiers sought refuge in this church, killed during bombardment.

Date: 1918
Duration: 1 min 16 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The rubble of Maricourt and an unexploded Zeppelin bomb in Verdun-sur-Meuse,France.

Battalion H.- Verdun Campaign in Verdun-sur-Meuse, France during World War I. The rubble of Maricourt. An unexploded Zeppelin bomb on the ground.

Date: 1918
Duration: 29 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Firemen spray water hoses on shelled buildings during a fire in Verdun-sur-Meuse,France.

A fire in Verdun-sur-Meuse, France during World War I. A fire truck driven on road during a fire in buildings in Verdun-sur-Meuse. Firemen spray water hoses on buildings. A sign reads : 'Hopital Temporaire'. Shelled buildings seen.

Date: 1918
Duration: 1 min 10 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
American negro soldiers serving in wars, especially World War I; Memorials to negro United States soldiers.

A film on contributions of Negro soldiers in various wars, but mostly focusing on World War I era. Negro workers at an oil field with oil derricks talk to each other. Depiction of negroes serving in the Spanish-American War and advancing towards a battlefield. A negro man speaks about his experience of the war. Scenes of excavation and construction of the Panama Canal. Huge earth moving equipment at work and a man triggers an explosive detonation during the dig. A U.S. Navy ship underway in the newly completed Panama Canal. World War I scene of a U.S. Army unit including negro soldiers marching through a town in France, in formation, with a military band leading the march. Negro soldiers of the 813th Pioneer Regiment near Marseilles France work to build a railroad. Also scenes with soldiers from the 332nd Labor Battalion, and the 808th Pioneer Regiment clearing an area near Verdun. Negro soldiers of the 8th Illinois infantry (later the 370th infantry) running with the rifles as they mobilize for battle in France. Negro soldiers of 371st Regiment and 372nd regiment crossing battlefield during World War I. Members of the 369th regiment in battle. Railroad guns and heavy artillery firing during World War I. American soldiers leaping from a trench and running across no mans land during battle. Negro soldiers of the 369th infantry receiving awards, medals, and citations at an awards ceremony in France during World War 1. Henry Johnson and other negro soldiers marching in New York City victory parade soon after the armistice ending World War I. Graves of soldiers at Arlington Cemetery as seen from a moving vehicle. Images of grave markers for several negro soldiers and officers. Two negro soldiers approaching the All Wars Memorial to Colored Soldiers and Sailors, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Close-up view of the memorial and plaque on the memorial. Several other memorials in the U.S. showing negro soldiers. View of a facsimile of the 371st Infantry Regiment, 93rd Division (colored) memorial in France, near the towns of Ardeuil and Séchault. Dramatized depiction of the memorial being destroyed by the invading German Army on June 15, 1941. A clergy man addresses Negro soldiers and the WACs seated in a church.

Date: 1918
Duration: 4 min 7 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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