Hall of Heroes in the Pentagon and Medal of Honor recipients from World War I
Arlington Virginia USA Date:1968 Duration:3 min 3 sec Sound:Yes
The U.S. Medal of Honor and World War 1. A flurry of Newspapers covering Election of Woodrow Wilson; the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand; German troops on the march; the sinking of the Lusitania by a German submarine; and outbreak of a World War. Film reenactments of armed soldiers marching quietly through a town in the evening; soldiers in trenches of No-mans-land; an American soldier in a trench during enemy shelling; German soldiers firing machine guns; American troops charging through obstacles and smoke; and hunkered down in a deep trench. Scene shifts to the Hall of Heroes in the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia, where names of 95 Medal of Honor recipients from World War 1 is highlighted. John Charles Daly mentions several of these heroes, and points to the name of Alvin C. York, who as a Corporal,acting alone, brought in 132 prisoners during that war.
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