U.S. 302nd Field Signal Battalion troops run a gas mask relay race in France during World War I
France Date:1918 Duration:1 min 32 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Soldiers of the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) 302nd Field Signal Battalion, are divided into two teams, standing side-by-side on a lawn near a substantial building somewhere in France, during World War 1. At a signal from an officer, the commence a relay race, with each team member in turn, running with a white cloth. As each runner reaches the return point, a referee holds his cloth while he dons his gas mask. The referee then returns his cloth and he continues the race. Other soldiers are seen standing near a white field tent in the background. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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