339th Infantry of the American Expeditionary Force North Russia in Archangel, Russia, during World War I.
Archangel Russia Date:1918 Duration:1 min 37 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Troops of the American 339th Infantry Regiment are drawn up in formation on a street in Archangel, Russia, during the Allied Northern Russia intervention, of World War 1. The Regimental Brass Band is playing while approached by a group of Allied reviewing officers, led by Imperial Russian (White Russian) General Yevgeny-Ludvig Karlovich Miller (AKA EK Miller). The reviewing officers pass in front of the formation, moving away from the camera. Next, British Major General Frederick C. Poole, Commander of the Allied forces, is seen decorating a 339th infantryman. American officers following General Poole, shake hands with the medal recipient, as they pass. (A small Russian boy in the foreground watches all the activities.) (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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