American tank manoeuvres, part of mock battle.
United States of America, U.S.A.
Title: "IF YOU WANT PEACE - prepare for war! Spectacular tests of U. S. Tanks in gigantic mimic battle".
World War One tanks advance at night, firing guns. U.S.A. manoeuvres filmed after war but looks a bit like WW1.
L/S of a tank driving over rough terrain, some thing explodes in front of the tank throwing a column of earth into the air. M/S of the tank as the explosion occurs. Various shots of two tanks driving through a cloud of smoke. L/S of a row of tanks driving through a thick cloud of smoke, the tanks fire their guns, the screen has been cropped into an oval shape. More shots of tanks coming through the cloud of smoke.
Intertitle: "During night operations, shells from monster Tanks pierce the darkness".
Night shot of flares on the 'battle field', illuminating clouds of smoke. Night shot of a tank, illuminated by a flare, driving past and firing its gun. Various night shots of tanks coming through the smoke by the light of flares.