Army Chorus performs in front of Army hospital patients, soldiers, and other people in France during World War II.
Vittel France Date:1944 Duration:2 min 11 sec Sound:Yes
Report on Negro troops of 923d Aviation engineers in France during World War 2. It is the 1st tactical Air Force serving in France. A negro contingent of the Army Chorus performs, singing the spiritual "Joshua Fought the Battle of Jericho." Soldiers and hospital patients watch and listen, from what appears to be an area on or near the grounds of the Hotel Continental in Vittel, France, where the 23rd General Hospital had established as of October 1944. Hospital patient soldiers seen among the crowd, and a sign that says "23rd General Hospital Special Service." Other soldiers and civilians also watch, including some from the balconies and windows of the adjacent buildings near the Continental Hotel.
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