The polyglot crowd and Commander Fraziar at a port in Vladivostok, Russia, at end of World War 1. Crowd behind railing on pier. Various views of the crowd. Commander Fraziar of the American Red Cross, talks with groups of women and children. He poses with Red Cross representatives of other countries.
Wrecked Russian warships seen along the shores in Vladivostok, Russia, following World War 1. Numerous other abandoned vessels and boats are also seen.
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.
Gun fired from a boat. Shell strikes near opposite shore. Wounded Russian White Guards carried on stretchers, being loaded on boats at the beach, for evacuation. A doctor in white coat and medical hat accompanies them. Boats loaded with evacuating White Guards, head for Vladivostok harbor, where they pull up beside a large steamship. American troops lined up on wharf. Large American flag flying from docked American warship. Officers inspect American troops readying for departure. Troops are loaded aboard launch flying American flag, and depart from the wharf. The American warship is seen steaming out of the harbor.
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)