A priest baptizes U.S. soldiers in France during World War I.
France Date:1918 Duration:1 min 16 sec Sound:NO SOUND
United States soldiers in France during World War I. A priest performs baptism rite for U.S. soldiers. A U.S. soldier with a priest on a raised platform in a city square. Numerous soldiers attend at the gathering. The soldiers take turns to go up and be baptized by the priest. A soldier with the priest reads from the Bible during the rite. Civilians watch the rite from the buildings around. A sign in French on a building. The priest baptizes each soldier drawing water from a mess kit pan that is perched atop a tripod of rifles.
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