French soldiers with war dogs in Vosges region of France during World War I. French soldiers with war dogs advance on the front. A soldier covers the mouth of a dog. Leashes are tied around the necks of dogs. The dogs move in trenches and on the field. Bombardment on the field. Smoke arises due to bombardment. A dead body of a soldier on the field. Dogs in the field.
Japanese-American Army officers examine map during World War 2. Japanese-American soldiers talk on field telephone and walkie-talkie. Soldiers crouched in woods waiting to advance. Soldier carries bazooka. Soldiers advance through woods. Soldiers lift litter case onto jeep. Jeep with wounded on litter tied to hood. Machine gun crew fires machine guns.German prisoners march under Japanese-American guard. Column of American-Japanese single file along road. Members of the U.S. Lost Battalion come back. Soldier with blanket wrapped around him. Members of Lost Battalion trek back to lines through woods. Group of Lost Battalion members rests with Red Cross insignia in the foreground. Soldiers eat and smoke.
United States soldiers fire shells at German Headquarters in Sultzeren, France during World War I. American soldiers in position at Gerardmer, Vosges Mountains, Alsace. The soldiers load and fire artillery. Explosions at the German Headquarters.
U.S. troops arriving in Army trucks, one company at a time, for 24 hours rest on the West band of the Moselle River, after combat on the East bank, during World War 2. The soldiers receive a hot meal, a hot shower and shave,issue of clean clothing, and get to attend a movie.(Poster advertises the film Bathing Beauty, starring Esther Williams and Red Skelton.) The next morning, troops board trucks to return to the front line again. Scene changes to U.S. troops in snow, as winter arrives. Squadron of British Spitfire aircraft seen on snow-covered field as airmen refuel them from hand-carried gas cans. An American Army woman nurse clears snow from military vehicle in Paris. General Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, Commander of French Army B, consulting with Major General Wade Haislip, Commander of the U.S. XV Corps, during Winter campaign in Vosges Mountains. French forces firing a mortar. British forces entrenched and machine gunner trying to keep warm. Uniformed British women volunteers trying to keep warm in their office bunker. Allied infantry entrenched and moving across a field. American soldiers in the Ardennes forests suddenly find themselves under attack by German artillery and tanks.
U.S. President Thomas Woodrow Wilson signs the declaration of war during World War I. U.S. ships sink after torpedo attacks. United States troops aboard a troop carrier ship bound tor France. Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Franklin D. Roosevelt. U.S. troops disembarking on docks in France. Navy ships being built in U.S. shipyard. Allied troops attack across no man's land. Allied rail gun firing. U.S.Soldiers fire howitzers. Smoke pours out of Allied biplane aircraft after being shot down. German troops fighting in trenches. A horse falls into a trench after being shot. Tanks in action. Tanks advance and fire. German machine gunners. German prisoners walk in a line. American troops in France celebrate the end of hostilities with the Armistice on the 11th hour of 11th day of 11th month, 1918. The American flag flies on a pole as a symbol of victory. Huge crowds of Americans celebrate in Manhattan, New York city, waving newspapers with headlines announcing German surrender. In 1919, President Wilson and General John (Black Jack) Pershing review victorious American troops marching in Chaumont, France (Pershing's headquarters). Franklin D. Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary of the Navy with Secretary of the Navy, Daniels, in France. U.S. troops board transport ships for home. Returning U.S. Armies hold a victory parade in Manhattan, New York City, where they parade through a temporary Victory Arch constructed expressly for the purpose in Madison Square. Hydrogen balloons decorate the Arch. New York City mounted police monitor the crowds.
An American feature film titled 'This is the Army' depicts dancer Jerry Jones, played by George Murphy, as he receives a draft letter during a Follies performance during World War I. Uncle Sam is depicted on a poster in New York that reads: 'I Want You for the U.S. Army Enlist Now'. Buildings along a side of a street. Camera zooms to newspaper headline that reads, "Huns Boast No American Troops Will Reach France." A woman in uniform sings in the street.. She sings and men play musical instruments. Exterior of a building. A banner outside the building reads: 'US Army Recruiting Station'. 'Follies' written outside a theater. Interior of the theater. Performance of singer and dancer Jerry Jones in the theater, played by actor George Murphy. Jerry Jones sings and girls dance in colorful costumes. People watch them. A woman watches the performance of Jerry Jones. A man arrives near her and gives her mail for Jerry Jones from the office of the President. The woman reads the mail. The mail is a draft letter to Jones, inducting him into the U.S. Army.