The crew of a German U-boat fires a deck gun at a sinking freighter during World War I; U.S. enters war
European Theater Date:1917 Duration:2 min 22 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A German U-boat underway at sea. A sinking freighter. The crew of the U-boat fires a deck gun at the sinking freighter. Explosion in the sea and smoke rises up due to explosions. Repeated sinking of ships during World War 1. United States President Thomas Woodrow Wilson asks Congress to declare war. United States Navy fleet joins British fleet. U.S. Navy ships underway at sea to join British. Sailors aboard ships. Smoke rises from smokestacks of ships. British King George V welcomes United States fleet. Men stand and salute as King George V arrives aboard a U.S. Navy vessel.
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