American Expeditionary Forces undergo training in France, during World War I
France Date:1917 Duration:40 sec Sound:NO SOUND
American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) soldiers of the U.S. 1st Infantry Division, being trained by French military instructors, soon after their arrival in France, during World War 1. American troops seen spread out in a field, most of them relaxing on the ground. A French instructor showing a U.S. soldier a rifle-propelled grenade. French instructors training American soldiers on hotchkiss, model 1914 machine guns. U.S. soldiers firing them. U.S. troops donning gas masks and then entering a bunker (presumably filled with tear gas) for training purposes. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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