Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Historical Films. 1914 - 1936. OCCUPATION OF THE ANSAUVILLE SECTOR (LORRAINE), JAN. 15-APRIL 3, 1918, FIRST DIVISION

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Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Historical Films. 1914 - 1936. OCCUPATION OF THE ANSAUVILLE SECTOR (LORRAINE), JAN. 15-APRIL 3, 1918, FIRST DIVISION

Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Historical Films. 1914 - 1936. OCCUPATION OF THE ANSAUVILLE SECTOR (LORRAINE), JAN. 15-APRIL 3, 1918, FIRST DIVISION

1936

Reel 1, horses are watered near Neufchateau. 6th F.A. units advance near Void. Shows the 18th Inf. and 6th F.A. in Menilla-Tour. Shows ruins in Seicheprey and Hamonville. The 18th mans trenches and responds to a gas alarm. Communications lines are strung. 7th F.A. units fire French 75's near Beaumont. Trenches are cleaned after shelling. Cooks prepare a meal and serve troops in trenches. Reel 2 shows German flamethrowers. 2nd Field Signal Bn. troops dig trenches for cables. 16th Inf. troops dig trenches. Supplies arrive at Beaumont. German prisoners are questioned. The 1st Engrs. and 18th Inf. troops quarry rock, lay a hospital foundation, assemble a prefabricated building, and camouflage a building. Shows supplies stacked at Gondrecourt. 7th F.A. horses are loaded on freight cars. 5th F.A. troops set up antiaircraft guns. 28th Inf. troops draw gas masks. Reel 3, ammunition trains are unloaded. Fr. Madagascar troops sing and dance. Gens. Pershing, Summerall, and Bullard meet; Gens. G.B. Duncan and Russell confer. Sec. Baker and Pershing arrive at Gondrecourt. Baker, Pershing, and Gen. Liggett review 16th and 18th Inf. units. Clemenceau decorates U.S. troops. 26th Inf. troops leave for rest camps. 1st Engrs. enter Toul.

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