Former US President Theodore Roosevelt visits army camp as America prepares for war.
American Ranks Swelling.
United States of America.
USA prepares to enter First World War. First CU former President and military hero Theodore Roosevelt; standing in a tent with US Army men; and an elderly man whose back is turned. Roosevelt is speaking. Meanwhile a woman crouches behind them at edge of tent; then ducks under the tent to exit. A boy then is crouching outside looking in.
CU soldiers behind large field guns; 2 manning the gun; as another grabs a shell and loads it. Weapons. GV row of field guns; w/ teams of soldiers; at Army training camp; officer stands w/ arm raised; waiting to signal. LS pan across field; with aeroplane hangars across it. Row of aeroplanes; with men ready to spin propellers to start them.
US Navy Sailors marching at camp; tents in BG. DS troops lined up on sides of curved road at military camp; as car drives through; snow on ground. Same scene; w/ march in progress. Entrance of office at Army camp? Guards hold flags: USA Stars & Stripes; and another; military flag.