French Renault FT Tanks with U.S. Infantry during World War I.
France Date:1918 Duration:2 min 13 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Armored column including several models of Renault FT tanks, operated by French crewmen, in World War 1, The column passes damaged houses as U.S. troops watch. Several views of the FT tanks moving. Column of tanks stationary on road. Lead tank crew converse with U.S. infantry standing near them. German Prisoners of War pass in background, carrying stretcher. More shots of FT tanks moving up accompanied by American infantry. Close-ups showing "Spade" painted on turrets, identifying them as belonging to First Section of their Tank Company. Tanks are followed by a heavy duty U.S Army ambulance equipped with a heavy bumper, and heavy duty tires, much like those in the motorized ambulance companies of the 89th Division. A Ford scout car brings up the rear. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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