Events during the Paris Peace Conference. The French troops march and take positions. Arrival of dignitaries in motor cars at Trianono Palace Hotel in Versailles. The event marks the handling of Peace Treaty to the German delegates. Guards help the dignitaries to get out of the motor-cars. Marshal Ferninand Foch of France arrives. Marshal Foch inspects the French Guard of Honor.
Events during the Paris Peace Conference. Dignitaries seen waiting outside Trianon Palce Hotel. United States President Woodrow Wilson arrives in a motor car. He is greeted by the American Advisor of the Supreme War Council,General Tasker Bliss and United States Diplomat,Henry White. People standing outside Trianon Place Hotel. German diplomats arrive at the Hotel. French guards and motor cars seen.
Events during the Paris Peace Conference. A huge crowd gathered at Longchamps Racecourse. People seen walking around. French police and guards also seen. A person standing on the stool to view the racecourse. People sitting in the shed of the stadium. United States President Woodrow Wilson and Mrs. Wilson also attend the races on the opening day of Peace Treaty. View of horses in the racecourse.
Opening scene shows international diplomats gathered at the 1919 Peace Conference in the Galerie des Glaces (Hall of Mirrors) at the Palace of Versailles, France. Next is an exterior view of the U.S. Capitol Building and then of the Congress in session inside. U.S. Army troops, with full field packs including bedrolls, are seen embarking on a troop ship bound for France. Others with full field gear are seen boarding a troop railroad train. A train filled with soldiers who wave to friends and family as they depart a railroad station. U.S. troops march along dirt road after arriving in France. French soldiers stand amidst piles of coal being shoveled into rail cars. French troops seen from the rear, advancing along a road, in large numbers. Next, they are seen from the fromt and them from the side. French artillerymen riding in horse-drawn wagons, pulling 75mm field pieces ("French 75s"). German Field Marshal August von Mackensen and aides walk casually past a relaxing group of German soldiers sitting on the ground during World War 1. Suddenly, a motorized column of German World War II armor is seen moving along a dirt road. Closeup of a German Panzer II tank (German Pz.Kpfw.II Ausf.F) is seen, passing the camera. A momentary glimpse of several German Messerschmitt Bf 109s in formation.
People gather in large numbers outside the Palace of Versailles in Versailles,France. It is the eve of the signing of the Peace Treaty of Versailles.
The eve of signing of the Peace Treaty of Versailles. View of the gardens and fountains at the Palace of Versailles in Versailles,France. People gather in large numbers at the palace gardens,around water pools and fountains.