Jump to content

Must See Footage online...


 Share

Recommended Posts

The first film is interesting as it appears to have focused on one unit/area. The film appears to have been made in 1915 since there are no steel helmets, my French uniform knowledge is not the best, and as it is in black and white I cannot tell if the uniforms are horizon blue or not, but i assume since I did not see any Adrian helmets I can assume it is prior to 1916.

Where is the source of this film?

It would seem to me that as film making during the period was not what it is today that the videographer would have shot these scenes in close proximity, and if the source can be found then perhaps a unit number may be identified from the parading poilus at ~10:30-45. It would be interesting to research the medal recipient.

-R. H. Hines

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...