U.S. military officers, government officials, and family members at General John Pershing's funeral in Washington DC.
Washington DC USA Date:1948, July 19 Duration:5 min 6 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The state funeral for United States Army, General of the Armies John J Pershing in Washington DC. U.S. Army General Omar Bradley greets a civilian who shakes hands with other officers present. The casket is removed from the car and pallbearers proceed with it up the U.S. Capitol steps. The late General's son, sister, Secretary of State George C Marshall and others in the background. A long line of citizens enter the Capitol building to view the body. Several crippled veterans entering the building. Citizens entering the Capitol. A long line of people waiting to enter. Men, women, children, soldiers, sailors, veterans, nuns, and Negroes waiting in line. Four men standing in the line.
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