Summary:16:56:12:00 - 16:59:03:00
1917. First United States troops train for WW1. Veterans of the American Civil War march in California to show they are ready for action. Soldier fires cannon, American flag lowered as veterans watch. Soldier recruits march coming to and past camera. Learning tactics of modern warfare - throwing grenades, bayonet charges, High angle shot of the troops singing. Long line of soldiers with full kit marching down street boarding train, lovely shot of soldiers waving from train.
Keywords:NEWSREEL, USA, WORLD WAR ONE, PREPARATIONS, TRAINING