History and contributions of the U.S. Army infantryman to development of the United States of America
United States USA Date:1952 Duration:4 min 20 sec Sound:Yes
Memorial statue in Central Park, New York, to the 7th U.S. Army Regiment of World War I (World War 1, WWI, First World War). American infantrymen run with rifles from C-47 transport planes. U.S. soldiers in battlefield in Europe, and parading in tanks and marching,along the Champs Elysee,in Paris, France, with the Arch of Triumph behind them. Soldiers march with flags. People watch. Korean War era U.S. soldiers march with rifles. West Point cadets march in New York City. Houses and buildings along the sides of the street. U.S. Army soldiers in various modes of operation: riflemen, artillerymen, paratroopers,ski troops, and Army engineers building bridges. One scene shows a woman soldier working as a mechanic. Soldiers training on an obstacle course, traversing a polar region with dog sleds. A gun emplacement in Hawaii and U.S.troops parading in the Philippines. A ship traversing the Panama Canal. View of U.S. Army tent Camp in Puerto Rico. A U.S. soldier sentry standing guard beside the ocean, in summer, in Iceland. An American soldier poses on a hill in New Jersey, silhouetted against backdrop of the Manhattan skyline with tall skyscrapers of New York City seen behind him. Sergeant James Mansfield talks about Colonel William Wilson Quinn. Colonel William Wilson Quinn on the show discusses the blue badge of the combat infantryman. The badge framed on a wall. He says that the badge has a blue background which is the color of the infantry. Copy of a rifle on the badge is surrounded by a circle with a star.
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