Dramatization: Lieutenant Hunter J Wickersham's courage to lead his men even after getting injured in World War I.
United States USA Date:1918 Duration:12 min 10 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A dramatization: Heroic deeds of Lieutenant Hunter J Wickersham during World War I. Lieutenant Hunter J Wickersham of 353rd Infantry, 89th division leading his platoon even after getting serious injuries in Limey, France during World War I on September 12th, 1918. It urges people to contribute towards Liberty Loans. Two soldiers eat and talk in a trench. Germans fire artillery and explosions occur. American soldiers in trenches as shells burst. Lieutenant Hunter J Wickersham advances with his platoon. Men crawl to advance. Lieutenant Wickersham and his orderly get serious injuries due to bursting of a shell. He binds up orderly's wounds and get out of the hole and lead his men forward. Shells continue to burst and Lieutenant Wickersham dies in an explosion. Dead soldiers. A soldier removes a cross from a dead German soldier's uniform.
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