General Pershing visits cemetery; Australian, British and New Zealand troops in a wrecked French town during World War I.
France Date:1918 Duration:2 min 8 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Opening few seconds show American General John J. Pershing viewing a grave marker at a fresh cemetery in France during World War I. Next scene shows Australian troops dig trenches in France during World War 1. Australian troops at a destroyed railroad yard. Group of French men and women and children civilians pose for the camera,while British troops stand in background. Close up of an old French woman. The elderly French woman is talking and appears to be expressing thanks to the Allied troops. Troops on foot pass by a wrecked French town with buildings reduced to piles of rubble from shelling. British troops and supplies on horse carts pass by the streets of the demolished town. British lancer cavalry regiment passes by on horseback, with lances raised. New Zealand soldiers march on railroad tracks to board a train.
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