Montage of footage of American troops during 1917 - 1918.
World War One montage of film shot by American during 1917-18; received by Pathe in 1919.
African-American soldiers in France (1917-18). Harbour. African-American troops unloading ship using crane. Four black soldiers sit peeling potatoes; talking and laughing;
Soldier hammers sign - cannot read all of it because only half is in frame - '10 ton - Ce. D. - 302 Engs.' He smiles at camera. French military officials climb into taxi. French and American officers and soldiers pose in group with clergyman; pan right to show two women - nurses? one is in uniform - in the group. Two American soldiers in forage caps chat and shake hands by a tree. Two soldiers at battlefield cemetery; rows of crosses. Army wagons crossing newly built bridge.