Summary:16:59:14:00 - 17:00:59:00
1917. Marshal Petain and General Pershing review first United States Troops in France. First American officers to land in France, General John Pershing, General James G. Harbord, Marshall Foch. Long shot of troops marching across bridge. French soldiers instructing American soldiers in use of rifle. Horses led to river, French soldiers watching Americans dig trench. American troops march to and past camera. Band playing, troops passing in review. Troops lined up in company formation with General Pershing and General Petain reviewing same.
Keywords:NEWSREEL, USA, WW1, WORLD WAR ONE, AMERICA JOINS THE WAR