31 January 2015

3526) Videos - Stock Footage: Armenian Troops, Cavalry / US Military Mission To Turkey, Major Gen Harbord in Erzurum/Kars

Videos - Stock Footage: Armenian Troops, Cavalry / US Military Mission To Turkey, Major Gen Harbord in Erzurum/Kars

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1) Reception and party given for U.S. General Harbord and staff at Erzurum, Turkey. September 25, 1919



Members of the U.S. Military Mission to Turkey and Armenia, stroll about grounds where tents are set up at a reception and party for them at Erzurum, Turkey. Women are seen seated on the ground near a large tent. Turkish soldiers of the 14th Corps assemble on bleachers near a space set out for a football (soccer) match. Players seen running on the pitch. Two wrestlers demonstrate their skills. A Lazi Dancer from the Trabzon district dances, accompanied by Turkish muscians. A group of dancers performs.


2) Armenian troops American military mission troops parading World-War I



Armenian troops parade on the streets of Kars in Armenia during World War 1. Soldiers march with their bayonets raised high. Two soldiers on horseback salute a high ranking officer. Civilians watch as the troops pass by.


3) American military mission to Turkey and Armenia is welcomed by Turkish military in Erzurum, Turkey. 25 Sep 1919



Camera pans across Turkish officers of the 14th Army Corps assembled in Erzurum,to receive American Army Major General James G. Harbord, Head of a U.S. post-war Military Mission to Turkey and Armenia. The camera pan ends with members of a brass band and their instruments. Next, General Harbord is seen saluting as he walks past the assembled officers. He is accompanied by his staff officers and escorted by Turkish General Kazim Karabekir Pasha.


4) Armenian cavalry form honor guard for U.S. Major General James G. Harbord and party, in Kars, Armenia 27 sep 1919



Officers, of the U.S. Military Mission to Turkey and Armenia, and Armenian officers,leaving the Governor's residence, after a dinner given to them by the Governor of Kars, Armenia. Several Armenian military musicians, standing near the steps, play instruments as the officers leave. A Mission vehicle drives away. Scene shifts to an Armenian cavalryman carrying their national tricolor flag. He is followed by a contingent of mounted cavalry acting as honor guard for the U.S. mission.


5) Members of the U.S. Military Mission to Turkey and Armenia, sight-seeing in Erzurum, Turkey 26 Sep 1919



Members of the American Military Mission to Turkey and Armenia, escorted by Turkish military hosts, sight-seeing in Erzurum. They stand in front of a Twin Minaret Madrasa (the Seljuk Çifte Minare medrese) dating to 1271. . The city of Erzurum is seen in background. Camera pans up the structure and its two flanking minarets.


6) Armenian troops parade on the streets of Kars in Armenia during World War I. 1917



Armenian troops parade on the streets of Kars in Armenia during World War 1. Soldiers march with their bayonets raised high. Two soldiers on horseback salute a high ranking officer. Civilians watch as the troops pass by.


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