318th Infantry Regiment, 80th Division, American Expeditionary Force troops install Livens gas projectors in Chaumont, France.
Chaumont France Date:1918 Duration:5 min 5 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Chemical warfare activities of the AEF (American Expeditionary Force) during World War I. Troops of the 318th Infantry Regiment, 80th Division, American Expeditionary Force in Chaumont, France. Livens gas projectors are installed in trench emplacements. Explosions seen in field as poisonous gas is let out from these gas projectors. 318th Infantry Regiment troops work wearing gas masks to decontaminate and disinfect a shell hole. Two soldiers working together use pick axes to grab the liven gas projectors and dislodge them from the trench positions after use.
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