American troops reviewed by General Douglas MacArthur and General John J. Pershing in France
France Date:1918 Duration:45 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Newsreel from 1942 shows 1918 World War I footage of a review of troops in France by Chief of Staff (and subsequently Brigadier General) Douglas MacArthur along with General John J. Pershing, head of the United States' National Army. Some French officers are also visible in the gathering. The military officers watch as U.S. Army troops, presumably of MacArthur's 42nd "Rainbow" Division march. Pershing and MacArthur review the troops along with other senior military officers. Pershing and MacArthur shake hands. Military automobiles on a dirt road near the men.
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