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AEF Soldiers - On Leave In WWI France

Public Domain Stock Footage AEF Soldiers - On Leave In WWI France

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keywords: wwi, france, waterfront le boucau and bayonne, ymca, knights of columbus, city of nice

Synopsis: Soldiers of the American Expeditionary Forces AEF go on leave in WWI France 1919 (2012-710f.txt)...(read more)

  • Date: 1919
  • Duration: 00:09:46
  • Sound: No
  • Color: Monochrome
  • Type: Public Domain
  • Language: English
  • Location: France

A.E.F. Soldiers - On Leave In WWI France

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A.E.F. Soldiers On Leave WWI France

Soldiers of the American Expeditionary Forces (A.E.F.) on leave in France in 1919, the year WWI ended.

Shot List:


Scenes of the waterfront of Le Boucau and Bayonne, France.


Scene of an early vintage locomotive approaching a railway station in France. Train is pulling two Voiture a imperiale decker car or bi-level railway passenger cars passenger coaches. U.S. soldiers detrain at Bayonne, France and visit a cathedral.


Y.M.C.A. and Knights of Columbus workers greet soldiers at Biarritz, France escort them to hotels and a dance, and guide them on shopping trips and tours. Soldiers tour Saint-Malo, attend a dance, and visit Mont Saint-Michel.


Y.M.C.A. workers distribute Christmas gifts to French children. Views of Nice, France from the Alps, street scenes of Nice, and soldiers on the beach. Scene of the Palais de la Jetée (Crystal Casino) in old Nice, France. Soldiers playing pool and relaxing.