French Troops In Battle Of Verdun, France, During World War I. stock video footage and royalty free HD video clips and photos.(page 1). (2024)

French troops in battle of Verdun, France, during World War I.

Views of destroyed buildings in World War 1. French troops march into town on a road surrounded by completely destroyed buildings. They tow a covered heavy long gun behind a truck. French Army trucks moving in a line across barren fields. Battery of fortified French artillery guns firing. French infantry going "over the top" leaving their trench on the attack. No Man's Land, with shells exploding. French troops running on the attack. A line of French soldiers moving along the ridge of a hill. French troops assaulting fortified German positions on higher ground, partly obscured by battle smoke. Smoke (possibly gas) drifting across no man's land. (WWI; WW1)

Location: Verdun France

Date: 1916

Duration: 1 min 7 sec

Sound: No

Color: Monochrome

Clip Type: Unedited

Language: None

Clip: 65675040028

U.S. Anti-Fascist propaganda film during World War 2 depicts Axis leaders and Allied forces fighting in both World War 1 and World War 2.

Mix of actual footage and scenes with actors. Professor in laboratory extolling virtues of international research and researchers, in science and medicine. Voice-over with German accent speaks about inferior peoples and the scenes darken. Images of Nazi, Fascist, Japanese leaders and their followers including Fuhrer Adolf Hitler, Pierre Laval, Oswald Moseley, Fritz Kuhn, Japanese Emperor Hirohito, Rudolf Hess (or Heß), Julius Streicher, Joseph Goebbels, Heinrich Himmler and Benito Mussolini. Footage from World War I era shows rubble from bombing in French cities and towns, and French citizen refugees leaving homes with hand pulled wagon carts. German Kaiser Wilhelm II descends steps and reviews cheering German Army forces in 1914. French poster calls for military mobilization. Mobilized French soldiers march in France as citizens cheer them off to war. Explosions of shells on World War 1 battlefield. French "taxicab army" of French military vehicle line leaving Paris. Battles of Verdun and Chemin des Dames showing French artillery and French soldiers. David Lloyd George confers with Clemenceau. Close ups of General Foch and then of General Joffre. Armament factory in France manufacturing arms in World War 1. British battle scenes at Passchendale and Ypres. Scenes of U.S. battles at Chateau Thierry, the Argonne. U.S. Marines battling at Balleau Wood and Cantigny. Lloyd George greets citizens in England. Close up of British General Haig. American General John J Pershing greets French Generals in World War I. U.S. President Woodrow Wilson is shown. World War II era events: Adolf Hitler addressing a crowd. Brownshirt SA soldiers and other German Army soldiers march and goosestep. Remilitarized Germany invades Poland in 1939, and then France in 1940. Hermann Goering reviews marching troops. Elevated, overhead view of German troops marching with hands raised in Nazi salute, and shadows of their salutes are cast on the ground in front of them as they march. Close up side view of Hitler giving Nazi salute to cheering troops. German artillery and railroad guns fired and tanks advance during invasion of France. French Army soldiers fighting the invading German soldiers; French soldiers fire artillery. French civilian women and children refugees flee in carts as Luftwaffe aircraft fire guns and strafe their path.

Date: 1940

Duration: 8 min 28 sec

Sound: Yes

Color: Monochrome

Clip Type: Edited

Language: English

Clip: 65675053124

German artillery bombards the Verdun forts and German troops enter the city of Paris during the Battle of France.

The German assault on France during the Battle of France in World War II. German troops and cavalry advances in France. A sign for Paris, Soissons, and Aisne. German forces enter Paris. Soldiers raise a Nazi flag on the Eiffel Tower. Aerial view of Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysses and the city of Paris. German troops march before the Arc de Triomphe at Champs Elysses. They pass various Parisian landmarks. German officers in Paris salute parading troops and award Iron Crosses. Close up views of faces of German soldiers in award ceremony. An animated map depicts the German advance towards Normandy and Brittany. soldiers work on the streets. They carry planks and other equipment and climb uphill. German cavalry and infantry cross a river. German artillery bombards the Verdun forts. Soldiers load and fire artillery. A German General reviews troops in Verdun. French troops surrender. Wrecked forts and a WWI monument. German infantry parades past the forts. French civilians and French POWs (Prisoners of War). German forces pass abandoned war material. Troops advance through French towns. German tank men study maps. German soldiers at a road block.

Location: France

Date: 1940, June 14

Duration: 7 min 41 sec

Sound: Yes

Color: Monochrome

Clip Type: Edited

Language: German

Clip: 65675021755

French soldiers load guns in the Verdun forts while German infantry crosses a river and a pontoon bridge in France.

The German assault on France during the Battle of France in World War II. An animated map depicts the German advance across Saar and the Rhine. They close in on Belfort, Verdun, Strassburg, Epinal and Colmar. Explosions near a defense line in the battle field. French troops load guns in the Verdun fort bunkers. French soldiers wearing berets shout out instructions inside the fortifications, load and fire artillery guns. Racks full of shells. Soldiers take aim and fire guns. Soldiers operate various machines and equipment. Explosions near railroad tracks. Numerous explosions on hills. German soldiers prepare and fire a Krupp K5 railway gun. German officers brief soldiers with the help of a map on a wall. German infantry crosses a river in motor launches. Firing on either side of the river. Soldiers in boats go across, land ashore and move into wooded area. German troops advance, reduce French strong points. Soldiers fire artillery. German officers ride by in staff cars. Officers and soldiers survey the surrounding hills and landscape. Germans guard French POWs (Prisoners of War). Troops cross a pontoon bridge and enter French forts.

Location: France

Date: 1940

Duration: 4 min 54 sec

Sound: Yes

Color: Monochrome

Clip Type: Edited

Language: German

Clip: 65675021756

Allied Forces in Battle of Casablanca and North Africa in World War II

Allied invasion convoy off Casablanca, Morocco, in World War 2. American troops on ship's deck, cleaning and checking their rifles. Closeup of a wire from the Invasion Task Force Commanders, listing signals that will tell of the French forces' decisions. Closeup of U.S. troops boarding Higgins Boat from a transport ship. Rear Admiral H. Kent Hewitt on the USS Augusta (CA-31). U.S. President Roosevelt, Free French Commander, Charles de Gaulle, and French General Giraud, all issue calls for French forces not to resist Allied invasion. View of triple turret 8-inch guns on the USS Augusta. Sailors in their bunks. Suddenly guns from the shore begin firing on the invasion convoy. Shells explode in water near convoy ships, as sailors man battle stations and begin returning fire on Casablanca. French defenders signaled friendly attitude by directing searchlights vertically. British spitfire aircraft launch toward Algiers, from Gibralter. British troops in an amphibious landing at Algiers on November 8, 1942. View of French Admiral Jean Darlan. Allied troops enter Algiers. American airborne troops parachute from C-47 transport aircraft over Oran, Algeria. Allied warships fire at Casablanca and more troops head to shore in landing craft. Sailors firing anti-aircraft guns from landing craft, at enemy aircraft overhead. A U.S. carrier-based Douglas Dauntless aircraft, trails smoke as it descends toward the ocean. French sailors load 380mm guns on battleship Jean Bart and fire her guns. Glimpse of French Shore defense guns firing with shells exploding in waters offshore. Gunners aboard U.S. warship loading a heavy gun. Angered over British attack on the French Fleet in 1940, Admiral Daran refused to negotiate with the British. Inserted footage of French battleship Dunkerque exploding during British attack on French fleet at Mers-el-Kébir, July3, 1940. A tank driving ashore from a landing craft. Closeup of a French soldier (from the rear) firing his rifle at invading Allied troops. Allied medical corpsmen on the sandy shore, running with a litter. A jeep pulling a towed artillery field piece ashore from the surf. Medical corpsmen carrying a wounded on a stretcher. Allied troops fighting defenders in Casablanca. Animated map shows German invasion of Vichy France. View of Philippe Pétain, Head of Vichy France. View of Admiral Darlan saying goodbye to U.S. Lieutenant General Mark Clark after secret meeting of the two. Officers of German Armistice committees departing a North African city. Cheering crowds are happy to see them depart in a truck. French crowds cheering American troops. British Lieutenant-General Kenneth Anderson arriving at Algiers. French General Henri Giraud salutes. General Dwight D. Eisenhower salutes. Parading color guard with flags of France, Britain, and the U.S. Animated map shows German forces pouring into Tunisia. View of German troops on deck of a ship and at ship's anti-aircraft positions. General Eisenhower conferring with British and French allies. Camels used on rough terrain. American writes "Tunis Toonerville." in chalk. Allied troops sitting on floor of freight rail car with door open as old steam engine moves the train. Animated map shows German and Allied supply lines. A U.S. Douglas A-20 Havoc bomber landing on an airstrip. Numerous German warplanes parked in Tunisia. U.S. M2 tanks and other military vehicles moving along narrow mountainous roads. Locomotive transporting mules in stock cars. C-47 transport airplanes drop British and American airborne troops. Commandos disembark from ships at Bone, Algeria. Allied aircraft parked on a captured enemy airfield, under attack by German Dornier Do 17 and Heinkel He 111 bombers. A Parked American B-25. Allied soldiers firing small arms and anti-aircraft guns at German planes.

Location: Casablanca Morocco

Date: 1942, November

Duration: 10 min 12 sec

Sound: Yes

Color: Monochrome

Clip Type: Edited

Language: English

Clip: 65675033507

Wrecked buildings and cathedral after the battle in Verdun, France (WW1)

The conditions of Verdun and surrounding after the Battle of Verdun, France, during World War I. Wrecked buildings near the Meuse River. A wrecked bridge over the river Meuse. French soldiers walk on the street. Buildings along the sides of the street. Military vehicles pass on the street. French soldiers stand outside a building. Ruins of buildings and rubble near the river Meuse. Trees in the area. Interior of the wrecked Verdun Cathedral (7 Pl. Mgr Ginisty, 55100 Verdun, France).

Location: Verdun France

Date: 1916, October

Duration: 4 min 55 sec

Sound: No

Color: Monochrome

Clip Type: Edited

Language: French

Clip: 65675045731

French Troops In Battle Of Verdun, France, During World War I. stock video footage and royalty free HD video clips and photos.(page 1). (2024)
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