U.S. soldiers discover the grave of Lt. Quentin Roosevelt, when they reoccupy Chamery, France, in World War I
France Date:1918 Duration:4 min 0 sec Sound:NO SOUND
American soldiers collect bits of wreckage from Lieutenant Quentin Roosevelt's airplane, where it crashed in Chamery, France, on June 14, 1918. They place these items on the grave of Lt. Roosevelt, son of President Theodore Roosevelt, where he had been buried by German aviators who also placed the inscribed wooden cross seen in closeup. View of the soldiers surrounding the grave with bared bowed heads as one stands at attention. Next, a Chaplain is seen reading from a prayer book as he conducts a brief funeral service. A Colonel stands next to him along with a group of soldiers wearing overseas caps and trench coats. Some of the soldiers place items on the grave and straighten it up. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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