Civil War veterans of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), and other veterans, soldiers, and officers march in New York parade
New York City USA Date:1932, May 30 Duration:1 min 42 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) soldiers and officers march in New York for Memorial Day parade, together with veterans of World War 1 and other American conflicts. Elevated view of Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Riverside Park on Manhattan Island, decorated in patriotic bunting. Hudson River visible in background. View changes to parade route immediately beside the monument in Riverside Park. Marchers carry U.S. flags in hands. Ground level shot captures boots and lower legs only marching along. Veterans of World War 1, some missing limbs and using crutches, march in the parade. Also seen are National Guard units in uniform. Elderly veterans of the American Civil War are seen in the reviewing stands. An honor guard in German Army uniforms passes with three uniformed German soldiers carrying the French flag, American flag, and Imperial German War flag (Reichskriegsflagge or Empire War Flag, flown by some German nationalists in the 1920s and 1930s in protest of the Weimar Republic). American Civil War veterans seen marching together in the parade, arms linked.
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