Local officials in Arkhangelsk Russia greet Entente forces on arrival of U.S. Army Forces, under British command
Arkhangelsk Russia Date:1918, September Duration:1 min 50 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Arrival of United States Army 85th Division, 339th Infantry, American Expeditionary Force North Russia, participating as part of the Triple Entente forces, in the so-called "Polar Bear Expedition." Two thirds of the soldiers were from Michigan. City officials greet the arriving forces. Officials from all of the Entente forces are seen (British, French, Russia) along with Colonel George E. Stewart, the commander of all U.S. Forces. The procession of civilian and military officials emerge from a doorway and are greeted by local officials. Children and townspeople look on. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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