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  • Short Summary

    USA enters the war - American troops land in France.

  • Description

    USA enters the war. American troops land in France.

    (The first American Expeditionary Force troops arrived on June 26; 1917; it is not known if this footage is of the first landing; but it must be close to that date).

    MS ship approaching; name 'Seattle' on front. Shot of US soldiers coming down ramp of the ship and walking towards camera.

    MS soldiers falling into lines and marching. Long lines of troops marching 5 abreast alongside row of trees. MS marching with village in background.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1872.05
    Media URN:
    71984
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:08:00 / 01:06:01:00
    Canister:
    ON 056 L

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