French Schneider CA1 Tanks being demonstrated for U.S. 1st Infantry Division at a farm in Picardie, France, in World War I
Picardie France Date:1918, May Duration:1 min 42 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Demonstration by French tanks for American forces in France during World War 1. A French Schneider CA1 tank passes in front U.S. troops from the 1st Infantry Division, assembled at the Bois Plante's farm in Picardie, France. Close-up of tank's caterpillar tracks. Several Schneiders maneuver in field, followed by French infantrymen. Schneider passes camera, showing signaling device on roof and "spade" marking on side, indicating it belongs to the First Section of a French Tank Company. (Note: Twelve Schneider tanks of the French 5th Tank battalion accompanied the U.S. First Infantry in the battle of Cantigny, May 28, 1918.)
(World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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