French Army troops in bombed out trenches.
MS of the soldiers sitting or standing around; in and out of what's left of the trench.
Wider shot; panning on the battlefield which is absolutely blown to bits - a landscape of total devastation.
MS a Poilu carrying a plate of...
French troops near the Belgian border prepare their defences.
The battle of Hoa Binh - Indochina.
Dramatic re-enactment of Battle of Verdun.
French and African troops in trench.
Good shots of German and French troops in trenches at start of World War One.
Item showing the Battle of Verdun in France.
Events of 1914 - World War One begins and the recruits go off to fight.