U.S. Army with Negro stevedores handling military cargo in Bordeaux, France, supplying Base Section Number 2.
Bordeaux France Date:1918 Duration:1 min 54 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Transfering U.S. Army cargo from ships to rail cars, at seaport in Bordeaux,France. Freighters and cranes at dock for supply of Base Section Number 2 during World War I. Warehouses buildings in the background. Dock cranes operate and unload military cargo from ships. U.S. Army troops, using tractor, haul trailer loaded with crates. One soldier holds on back of trailer with his feet up, getting a ride. Negro stevedores of U.S. Army Service battalions, using hand carts, load a railroad car, with USA written on its side. Others throw wooden cargo cartons into a cargo net. They attach it with crane sling. Crane pulls it up and places it near railroad car. World War 1 Negro stevedores load cargo in railroad car.
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