U.S. Marines receive honors in Haiti, West Indies. Four U.S. Marines stand at attention in a field adjoining the National Palace, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. U.S. naval officers in summer white uniforms are present. President of Haiti, Sudre Dartiguenave, pins Haitian Military medals on the Marines for their performance in routing a force of bandits. Next, Haitian Gendarmerie, officered by U.S. Marine Non-Commissioned Officers, march past in review. The President and U.S. naval officers stand near the National Palace to review the Gendarmerie. They salute as the troops march past. In the far background, can be seen the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption (Cathédrale Notre-Dame de L'Assomption). Next, in complete change of scene, U.S. Marines are seen leaving a campsite of white tents, as they head out on a patrol, carrying their rifles and transporting supplies, on a burro. Final change of scene shows two marines examining boots being made at an outdoor shoemaker. The proprieter, a man, works at a sewing machine. He has many women helpers who sit on the ground and do handwork on footware. A Haitian customer examines a boot.
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