The first world war on the Western front (1917)

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Scene №1 The first world war on the Western front

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French soldiers during training in the donning of gas masks of the new type.

The officer checks whether wearing gas masks the soldiers, making notes.

Panorama of the settlement in France after the retreat of the German troops, a broken bus stop, and damaged the road.

French counter-IED unload imported sleepers and repairing the railroad, laid a new track in the area of Noyon, in April 1917.

The generals and officers met the train of the French President R. Poincare arriving at Noyon.

Poincare out of the car, greets the military.

Poincare and his entourage sit in the car.

Soldiers talking with the staff of the presidential train, standing at the car.

Panorama of the destroyed during the fighting the French countryside and the train station.

General view of the ancient castle of the Geese on the hill and surrounding areas with cut trees.

The destruction of the tower and the castle walls as a result of falling artillery shells, the soldiers standing there in front of the tower.

Panorama of the destroyed village Geese.

A sign with the street name of Hindenburg in the village Geese, a view of destroyed buildings along the street.

Panorama of the ruins of the village Church and destroyed the cemetery, women at the remnants of the grave.

English and French officers bypass the guard of one of the divisions of the French army.

Presentation of British awards of the French military, the awarding of General Nivelle, R. the order of the Bath.

British and French officers and generals attended the parade of the French troops.


Raymond Poincare-French statesman and political figure Robert Nivelle-French military commander

Calendar: 04.1917

Locations: France [77]

Seasons: Spring [825]

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