U.S. infantry of the American Expeditionary Forces march jointly with French infantry during World War I
Europe Date:1918 Duration:2 min 16 sec Sound:NO SOUND
American and French Army officers, on horseback, salute as a French and American infantry parade on a field in France during World War 1. The American and French flags are carried and various contingents of troops carry their respective identifying colors. Mounted officers accompany their units. General John J.Pershing reviews the joint French-American parade with French President Raymond Poincare and French Prime Minister Paul Painleve. French and American staff officers stand in the background. Animated map show the U.S. flag being overlayed on a smoldering Europe. A U.S. Stars & Stripes shield. (Note: Interestingly, only infantry units participate in this parade. No cavalry, or artillery are involved and rifles are the only weapons seen.)
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