GENERAL PERSHING VISITS LAFAYETTE'S TOMB - HD In Paris, commander of the American Expeditionary Force General John J. Pershing visits Lafayette's tomb. He makes his famous statement, "Lafayette, we are here" as the Americans prepare for combat in WWI. Master in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ 29.97fps 1080p. Original tints preserved.
AEF SOLDIERS TRAIN IN FRANCE - HD In France, American troops undergo further training with rifles and in trenches before they join up with the Allies on the Western Front. An Abian Wallgren cartoon depicts a doughboy coping with the gear he has to carry. Master in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ 29.97fps 1080p. Original tints preserved.
AEF IN THE TRENCHES - HD In the fall of 1917, the first wave of American soldiers arrive in France. While training they get their first taste of trench life. Excellent clip to depict living conditions in the trenches and AEF gear. Master in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ 29.97fps 1080p. Original tints preserved.
AMERICAN SOLDIERS WRITE HOME - HD American soldiers sit in a trench and write letters to their families describing their experiences in France. A cartoon by Abian Wallgren depicts a doughboy who fantasizes he is a hero. Master in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ 29.97fps 1080p. Original tints preserved.
U.S. SOLDIERS READY FOR DEPLOYMENT - HD After training, draftees are transformed into the "doughboys" of the American Expeditionary Force and are ready for service. Master in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ 29.97fps 1080p. Original tints preserved.
DRAFTEES TRAIN FOR WAR SERVICE - HD At a training camp outside New York City, military personnel lead draftees in a drill with guns to prepare them for action as the American Expeditionary Force is created. Cartoons by illustrator and USMC private Abian Wallgren (Wally) depict the daily life of American soldiers in WWI. Master in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ 29.97fps 1080p. Original tints preserved.
GENERAL PERSHING ATTENDS SON'S WEDDING In spite of still recovering from serious illnes General John Joseph Pershing turns out with members of high society to attend his son Warren's marriage to Muriel Bache Richards in Manhattan. Afterwards the bride and groom are mobbed by the press as they leave.
GENERAL PERSHING OFF FOR SON'S WEDDING General John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing is photographed as he prepares to leave Tuscon, Arizona where he's been recovering from serious illness. The General is headed to New York City for son Warren's upcoming wedding.
GENERAL PERSHING'S FUNERAL General John J. Pershing, commander of the AEF in World War I, is given a hero's burial at Arlington National Cemetery. The nation mourns the great war-time leader, whose passing at 87 ended a great career. The impressive funeral procession is witnessed by thousands on route from the Capital.
AMERICAN WW I PILOT ACES American WW I fighter pilots. Pilots of the first AEF aero-squadron lined up for a photo, a pilot being given a medal, pilots shaking hands, pilots of the 103rd aero-squadron walking forward and saluting one by one as narrator identifies them, ace pilots posing with planes, a pilot smoking, Edward Rickenbacker with plane
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