French refugees returning to Bois De Belie, rmingle with American troops in France during World War I.
France Date:1918, September Duration:1 min 16 sec Sound:NO SOUND
American Expeditionary Forces troops on the move along a road in France during World War 1. They pass Two French refugee women accompanied by three children. They have all paused to rest on some stacked railroad ties. One woman has a very large straw basket of belongings from which she gives some food to a boy, who shares it with a girl, and the other woman, who is sitting next to an American soldier. Meanwhile, the columns of American soldiers passing continues unabated. View shifts to French refugees, an old man and woman, posing for the camera. She shoulders a large basket of belongings. He carries a walking stick and a rod over his shoulder. The woman smiles and waves her fingers at the camera. As they finish posing and begin to move on, a younger woman is seen accompanying them. Next, about a dozen French civilian refugees are seen, some shouldering belongings, and others moving them in wooden wheelbarrows. Several American soldier are walking behind them, and two of them begin to help by pushing wheelbarrows. Another view of soldiers helping refugees with their wheelbarrows.
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