French Troops In Front Line Trenches 1914-1918

Star Item

Description

World War One: on the front line, probably France.

C/U of French soldier modelling new type of steel helmet. M/S of soldier wearing metal breast plate as body armour.

Good shot of French soldiers walking along trench. One officer hands letter to one of the men. Several men smoke and...

more

Data

Cataloguer:
Amelia
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Mute
Media URN:
70951
Sort Number:
ON 004 F
Time in/Out:
01:20:36:00 / 01:21:26:00
Canister:
ON 004 F
Film ID:
1662.22
Issue Date:
1914 - 1918

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
August 2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
On 14th April 1912, four days into her maiden voyage, RMS Titanic struck an iceberg. These 15 images have been selected from Pathe's Titanic collection.
Titanic
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
pope

Related Videos

Hide
His Royal Highness The Duke Of Windsor

His Royal Highness The Duke Of Windsor

Documentary about the Duke of Windsor - Prince of Wales, King Edward VIII

Sir Anthony Eden

Sir Anthony Eden

Documentary about Sir Anthony Eden - Conservative Foreign Minister and Prime Minister

Emancipation Of Women

Emancipation Of Women

PART 2. Documentary covering changes in women's lives and status between l890 and 1930.

Feeding The French Army In The Trenches - Army Meal At The Front

Feeding The French Army In The Trenches - Army Meal At The Front

Army cooks serving French soldiers hot meal on Western Front.

L'arc De Triomphe Centenary On Sleeve As L'arc De Triophe Centenary

L'arc De Triomphe Centenary On Sleeve As L'arc De Triophe Centenary

100 years of famous Paris arch celebrated with French military history pageant.

News In A Nutshell Hunting With Sealyhams In Herts, The Mar-Contabrico Fired In The Bay Of Biscay, Lion Of Judah In Rome, Bathing In Icy Water At Estonia, Sir Kingsley Wood Opens Exeter's 2000th Council House, New Kind Of Golf Game In Florida, Parachute Jumping Extraordinary In France, Italian Children Begin Military Training At Age Of 6, French Naval Cadets At Brest, Dorothy Round's Engagement Announced, Max Baer Comes To London, All Night Blizzard In Kent, Sports At Oxford And Cambridge, Celebrating The Garibaldi Anniversary In Paris & Oxford Crew In Training

News In A Nutshell Hunting With Sealyhams In Herts, The Mar-Contabrico Fired In The Bay Of Biscay, Lion Of Judah In Rome, Bathing In Icy Water At Estonia, Sir Kingsley Wood Opens Exeter's 2000th Council House, New Kind Of Golf Game In Florida, Parachute Jumping Extraordinary In France, Italian Children Begin Military Training At Age Of 6, French Naval Cadets At Brest, Dorothy Round's Engagement Announced, Max Baer Comes To London, All Night Blizzard In Kent, Sports At Oxford And Cambridge, Celebrating The Garibaldi Anniversary In Paris & Oxford Crew In Training

Roundup of the latest world's news

Russia's Millions Mobilise

Russia's Millions Mobilise

First pictures of Russia mobilising after they have gone to war with Germany.

Steel Helmet For French Army

Steel Helmet For French Army

French soldier models new type of steel helmet.

This Country Is At War

This Country Is At War

Footage of preparations being made in Britain as a result of the outbreak of war.

"Comrades Of The Great War," Still!

Polish General Gorecki meets ex-servicemen in Arras, France.

"Over There" - News Flashes From France

Soldiers from the Royal Irish Rifles serving in France attend Mass in a village church.

'some Chicken - Some Neck!' Mr Churchill At Ottawa

'some Chicken - Some Neck!' Mr Churchill At Ottawa

Winston Churchill addresses the Canadian Parliament at Ottawa.

Allied Military Ceremony   AKA Various Shots Soldiers Parading / Marching   Listed Incorrectly As Peasants & Good Yards Activities

Allied Military Ceremony AKA Various Shots Soldiers Parading / Marching Listed Incorrectly As Peasants & Good Yards Activities

Serbian, French and Russian soldiers hold military ceremony during WW1.

Battle Of Marne - French Troops

Battle Of Marne - French Troops

French soldiers near the front at Battle of Marne stand around captured armoured vehicle.

Princess Margaret Material  - Reel 1

Princess Margaret Material - Reel 1

Various shots of Princess Margaret at events in the mid 1940s.

1918 Demob Lottery In U.S.

1918 Demob Lottery In U.S.

First World War material - officials draw numbers in a demobilisation lottery.

Battle Of Verdun Begins

Battle Of Verdun Begins

Dramatic re-enactment of Battle of Verdun.

Georges Carpentier At Joinville France

Georges Carpentier At Joinville France

French boxer George Carpentier is shown in his wartime role as French Air Service pilot.

Nicholas I Of Montenegro Sees His Troops Depart

Nicholas I Of Montenegro Sees His Troops Depart

King Nicholas I of Montenegro with his troops.

Salonika And Its Surroundings

Salonika And Its Surroundings

Shots of Salonika (Thessaloniki), Greece during WW1.

Allied Services Christmas Celebrations Greetings

Allied Services Christmas Celebrations Greetings

The allies celebrate Christmas with trees, parties, and parcels from home.

Armistice Day 1920   AKA Armistice Day In London - Unknown Warrior Brought To England

Armistice Day 1920 AKA Armistice Day In London - Unknown Warrior Brought To England

The coffin of the unknown soldier is transported from France to England with great ceremony.

Barge Balloon Barrage

Barge Balloon Barrage

Air Vice Marshal Boyle inspects boats and barges from which are flying barrage balloons

Battlefield

Battlefield

French soldiers firing on battlefield and in trenches.

Following on from '10 Tragedies Caught on Film', we bring you part 2 and ten more tragedies that were captured when the reels were recording.
10MoreTragedies
She may never have given a press interview but she is still one of the most famous women in the world. Here are 13 surprising facts you may not know about Queen Elizabeth II.
dancingqueen
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Philip
Life before health and safety laws; men worked at huge heights, balancing on girders and cranes all in order to help build the world's tallest skyscrapers.
Vertigo
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Buchenwald
Over its history, the Pathe cameras filmed a number of people who had committed heinous crimes. So in no particular order, these images show ten faces of truly evil men and women.
Himmler