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Tank Activities A.E.F. 1918 Reel-1
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keywords: world war i, wwi, france, a.e.f. expeditionary forces, tank warfare, british mk tank, french renault ft-17 tank
Synopsis: Unedited footage of tanks in World War One WWI. Renault FT tanks of the American 328th Tank Battalion and Infantry advance across a field. U.S. 26th Infantry troops watch a British Mk tank climbing out of pit. Doughboys of the 28th Infantry Regiment of the US 1st Division rehearse battle drills with the French 5th Tank Battalion of Schneider CA-1 tanks...(read more)
- Date: 1918
- Duration: 00:09:25
- Sound: No
- Color: Monochrome
- Type: Public Domain
- Language: English
- Location: France
Tank Activities AEF 1918: Reel-1
LS Panning view of tank-infantry maneuvers by the American Expeditionary Forces AEF in France in 1918. Tanks of the American 328th Tank Battalion and Infantry advance across a field, smoke rises from shell bursts. Infantry advancing, dropping to prone position on ground to escape shell bursts, then up and rushing forward. Shows large group of soldiers watching maneuvers.
Head-on shot of approaching Renault FT Tank, advancing with infantry soldiers in BG. CU shot of advancing WWI Renault FT tank. Tank climbs steep slope. Group of soldiers watch as tank climbs steep slope. Soldier rushes and takes firing position, tanks makes u-turn. Large number of soldiers advancing carrying rifles with fixed bayonets.
U.S. 26th Infantry troops gather around tanks for tank instructions. Soldiers watch as a British Mk tank has difficulty climbing out of pit note the guns in sponsons on sides of tank. French FT tank in BG. Tank approaches basement remains of a destroyed building and drives down into it and up out of the destroyed building basement as soldiers of the A.E.F. watch. One soldier salutes tank.
In the Picardy Sector of France, a French Schneider Char d’Assault (French Schneider tank) passes in front of U.S. soldiers of the 28thy Infantry Regiment of the 1st Infantry Division. Head-on shot of French Schneider CA-1 Tank. Doughboys of the 28th Infantry Regiment of the U.S. 1st Division rehearse battle drills with the French 5th Tank Battalion of Schneider CA-1 tanks prior to the battle for Cantigny on May 28, 1918. Soldiers of the U.S 28th Infantry Regiment train with the French 5th Tank Battalion. French Schneider CA-1 tank crashes through French hedgerow.
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