Scenes of battle during World War I. Signing of the Kellogg-Briand Pact in 1928
France Date:1916 Duration:3 min 8 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Opening scene shows a British Siege battery of several 9.2 inch howitzers. View from a protected position, of a huge shell exploding. A formation of French Spad airplanes in flight. A French Renault F-17 light tank traversing rough terrain near a forest. Bombs being dropped by hand from an open cockpit airplane. Three bombs exploding on the ground. German troops running past the camera. Glimpse of others in a trench in the background, who appear to be wearing Pickelhauben. Explosions with dense white smoke. A fallen soldier on a litter, on the ground. Nighttime view of artillery flashes. Troops silhouetted against fires burning in the background as they move at night. Smoke blowing across the scene, as artillery fires. A railroad gun firing. A battery of two French 320 mm railway guns. A shell exploding in a field. French 320mm gun firing. Two French 370mm railway guns. One is firing. A soldier sheltering in a deep shell hole and smoke rising all over No-Man's Land. Wounded soldiers recuperating in a hospital. Patients and medical staff posing for photographs in a ward. Signing of the Kellogg-Briand (Pact of Paris) outlawing war, on Aug. 27, 1928, at the Palais D'Orsay, in Paris, France.
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