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  • Short Summary

    US troops with packs and on trucks.

  • Description

    American troops on the move - lorry transport.

    Location of events unknown.

    US troops on the move. Shot of soldiers marching toward camera. CU profile 2 African-American soldiers; one adjusting the huge pack on the back of the other. Then front diag. CU of 2 black men; starting to walk to right;. One of them rocks back & forth a few times; trying to get the feel of the pack; and smiles toward camera.

    Army truck starts to move; with a bunch of soldiers and their equipment piled on the back; the 3 guys in the front seat are white but it actually looks like the guys riding in back may be integrated.

    African-American soldiers at work unloading boxes from truck. CU some soldiers and a woman in uniform are filling cups. CU American soldier (white) slowly turns around to show all the gear he is carrying. Shot of the truck again; with all the guys on back waving.

    Military; race relations; integration; transport World War One.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    hd format:
    4K at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:51:00 / 01:52:31:00
    ON 105 G

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