Chief of Staff Colonel Watts and Colonel Archibald Jack, of the Royal Engineers, in Vladivostok, during World War I
Vladivostok Russia Date:1918 Duration:28 sec Sound:NO SOUND
View of British Colonel Archibald Jack, of the Royal Engineers, sent to take charge of the British Railway mission working on the Trans-Siberian Railway in Siberia, Russia. (Colonel Jack was builder of the Port Said-Jerusalem Railroad, according to the slate.) Colonel Jack stands outside the Allied headquarters, on Svetlanskaya Street, in Vladivostok, as Chief of Staff Colonel Watts, in uniform of Gordon Highlanders, steps out to join him. A civilian exiting, steps back as Watts exchanges salutes with a white Russian Colonel entering the building. An American officer in campaign hat stands in the crowded doorway, attempting to exit. He ducks out quickly as the others start to pose for the camera. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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