World War I trench warfare. U.S. Presidential election campaign.
Europe Date:1916 Duration:3 min 6 sec Sound:Yes
Sketches of World War I. Sketches : U.S. president Thomas Woodrow Wilson. Trench warfare. Rail guns and heavy artillery. Explosions on the land. Battle of Verdun. Battle of the Somme. Soldiers of both sides lying dead on the ground. Soldiers run with artillery into the trenches. Cemetery. British tanks. U.S. President Woodrow Wilson reads casualty reports in newspaper. British troops blinded by mustard gas. The German and the British newspapers. President Wilson sends advisor Colonel Edward M. House to plead for peace without victory. U.S. Presidential election. The campaigns during the elections in America. President Wilson is peace candidate. Charles Evans Hughes, backed by Theodore Roosevelt, is war candidate. Members of the army and navy league protest on the streets. Women holding a sign that reads 'Real patriots keep cool'. German Americans favor the German war cause.
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