Near the end of World War 1, United States naval ship underway in rough seas. A United States flag on the ship. Allied troops on the march, through a town, in the snow. A map of Soviet Russia, highlighting cities of Khabarovsk and Vladivostok. American warship in Vladivostok harbor. A Japanese warship in Vladivostok harbor. Japanese Naval officers pose. Relaxed, smiling, unarmed American soldiers pose, playfully, on the wharf, with two armed Japanese sailors. Contingent of Japanese sailors, with arms stacked, seen with officer, on the wharf. Officials on a British ship in Vladivostok harbor. Several men of the 'White Army' in Russia. The White Army executes members of the 'Red Army'. Map display highlights cities of Simferopol and Sevastopol. Crowd jams wharf as White Russian soldiers disembark from troop ship (several ambulatory wounded, first). A man offers officers a plate of refreshments.Crowd follows troops marching off the wharf. Map shown highlighting cities of Tbilisi and Baku. Russian communists celebrating.
Entente Powers intervention in Russia during World War 1. Slate identifies Commander of British Forces General Henry Owen Knox. (Research indicates he was an honorary Brigadier General circa 1918-19, and may have been the ranking officer with British Forces aboard ship while en route to Russia.) He smokes a cigarette and talks with another British officer on the ship. (Note: the Commander of the British mission in in Russia during the Allied intervention was Major-General Alfred Knox.) (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
Entente Powers intervention in Russia during World War 1. Allied forces in Vladivostok, Siberia, Russia. Panning views of the Imperial Russian Naval barracks, where eight thousand American soldiers, mostly from the 27th and 31st Infantry Regiments are quartered. Ships in the harbor and views of buildings and mountains in the background. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
An Italian Navy Captain standing with a civilian and a colonel of the Italian Alpini (probably Colonnello Fossini Camossi, commander of the Italian Corpo di spedizione italiano in Estremo Oriente, that came to Vladivostok October 17, 1918, on its way to Manchuria, to guard the Tran-Siberian railway). The Navy Captain takes a paper from his coat and discusses contents with the Colonel. Brief view of a squad of Italian soldiers as they present arms, order arms, and assume parade rest, while standing on the sidewalk.
(World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
Mr. John K. Caldwell, American consul in Vladivostok, Slberia, Russia, poses outside the Consulate offices. Next, his staff are seen descending the steps and posing with him. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
The President and members of the local Council (Zemstvo) in Vladivostok, Russia. The chief Justice and members of the Supreme Court of Siberia, pose with U.S. Major General William S Graves, Commamnder of American Forces in Siberia. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)