Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Historical Films. 1914 - 1936. SCENES OF GENERAL PERSHING, GENERAL BLISS AND FAMOUS VISITORS TO THE AMERICAN G.H.Q. [1918-1919]

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Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Historical Films. 1914 - 1936. SCENES OF GENERAL PERSHING, GENERAL BLISS AND FAMOUS VISITORS TO THE AMERICAN G.H.Q. [1918-1919]

Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Historical Films. 1914 - 1936. SCENES OF GENERAL PERSHING, GENERAL BLISS AND FAMOUS VISITORS TO THE AMERICAN G.H.Q. [1918-1919]

1936

Reel 1, Pershing, Bliss, and Foch confer at the Hotel Crillon in Paris. Foch, Fr. Gen. Weygand, and Gen. McAndrew visit Pershing's chateau at Chaumont. Pershing and McAndrew greet Premier Clemenceau at Chaumont. Weygand, War Sec. Baker, and Gen. Gorgas join the conference. Pershing and Gen. Dawes board a train. Reel 2, King Albert and Queen Elizabeth of Belgium greet crowds in Chaumont, visit Pershing's chateau, and review the G. H. Q. band and honor guard.

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