Les Américains dans le Finistère

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USS Harding DD 91 & USS Meredith (DD-165) escorting USS G. Washington

with President Wilson 12-18 - Brest France

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Source of Photograph: National Archives RG 111

Allied officials going to greet President Wilson in harbor, Brest France Dec 1918

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Source of Photograph: National Archives RG 111

President Wilson arrives at Brest on SS George Washington,

USS Pennsylvania in distance 12-13-18

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Source of Photograph: National Archives RG 111

President & Mrs. Wilson followed by daughter debarking SS George Washington Brest France

12-13-18

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Source of Photograph: National Archives RG 111

USAT Agamemnon [formerly Kaiser Wilhelm II] at Brest, France Apr. 18, 1918

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Another German ocean liner taken by America in 1917 at a US port and then used at an Army transport ship during WW1. For the history see: www.navsource.org/archives/12/173004.htm

 

Source of Photograph: National Archives RG 111

Agamnon arriving in Brest, France on 18 April 1918 loaded with American troops
Imperial War Museum photo © IWM(Q 52954)

U.S. Navy Troop Transports at sea, 10 November 1917.

These ships, steaming in convoy from New York City to Brest, France, are (from left to right): 

USS Mount Vernon (ID 4508), Agamemnon and USS Von Steuben (ID 3017).

Note the damage to Von Steuben's bow, the result of a collision with Agamemnon 

on the previous day


Courtesy of Paul Silverstone, 1982
U.S. Navy photo NH 57750

American destroyer escourting vessels as entering harbor at Brest, France ca1918

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Source of Photograph: National Archives RG 111

 

An amazing series of newsreels of the arrival of American troops and supplies at the port Brest, France in 1917 - 18.

USAT Agamemnon laying harbor after offloading troops and ready for return trip, Brest, France

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Source of Photograph: National Archives RG 111

American sailors with adopted refugee and orphan children, Brest France May 19, 1918

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Source of Photograph: National Archives RG 111

61st Infantry on a lighter headed for shore after arriving at Brest, France May 3, 1918

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Source of Photograph: National Archives RG 111

Brest Harbor looking west Oct 28, 1918

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Source of Photograph: National Archives RG 111

USS Firmore bringing supplies from America, Brest France Oct. 29, 1918

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Originally built to be an Ore boat but leased by the Navy for as a transport ship.

A Signal Corps motion picture shows the Firmore at the port at Brest, France and the unloading locomotives, rails and other supplies.

Firmore is shown at 8:30 minutes into the film clip

Base Section No. 5 (Brest),

Unloading Supplies and Equipment

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US National Archives

Creator(s): Department of Defense. Department of the Army.

Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 9/18/1947-2/28/1964 (Most Recent) Series: Historical Films, ca. 1914 - ca. 1936

Record Group 111: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860 - 1985

Production Date: 1936

Other Title(s): Historical Film, No. 1341

Sound Type: Silent Scope & Content:

A cargo of flour is unloaded at Brest in 1918 from the freighter West Bridge.

Shows torpedo holes in the ship.

129th Inf. and Negro labor troops unload clothing and food from the freighters Zeelandia, Pocahontas, Wilhelmina, and Kurch onto lighters.

Shows materiel piled on the dock by huge cranes.

Locomotives and tenders are derricked ashore from the Firmore.

The labor crews eat.

Contact(s): National Archives at College Park

Motion Pictures (RDSM), National Archives at College Park, 8601

Adelphi Road College Park, MD 20740-6001 

National Archives Identifier: 24844 Local Identifier: 111-H-1341

Unloading 1 or 36 complete Baldwin engines from the USS Firmore, Brest France 10-2-18

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Source of Photograph: National Archives RG 111

Curtiss HS-1 seaplanes at US Naval Air Station, Brest, France 10-28-18

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Source of Photograph: National Archives RG 111

 

Large numbers of these seaplanes were built for the US Navy during WW-1.

The boxed planes were assembled here at the Naval Air Station of L'Aber Vrach near Brest France beginning in June 1918 and ending shortly after the Armistice

Curtiss HS-1 taking off from Naval Air station at L'Aber Vrach, France 10-28-18

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Source of Photograph: National Archives RG 111

Ile Vierge Light house [292 ft, tall] on the coast near Brest France 10-28-18

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Source of Photograph: National Archives RG 111

 

A vital landmark for seaplanes headed for L'Aber Vrach Naval Air Base.

US Naval Air Station where Curtiss HS-1 & HS-2 planes are assembled at Brest, France

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Source of Photograph: National Archives RG 111

Seaplanes being assembled at Naval Air Sation, Brest France 11-2-18

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-Source of Photograph: National Archives RG 111

Above the clouds in a Navy Seaplane over Brest, France 1918

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Source of Photograph: National Archives, RG-165

French switch engine taking crated American aeroplanes to the assembling field, Brest, France

May 27, 1918

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Source of Photograph: National Archives RG 111

Bread for the troops entraining at Brest, France May 7. 1918

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Source of Photograph: National Archives RG 111

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Source of Photograph: National Archives RG 111

Entrance of Fort Penfeld [German Prison Camp], Brest, France Aug. 12, 1918

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Source of Photograph: National Archives RG 111

German POWs carrying their white bread into their kitchens at Fort Penfeld Ptidon. Brest France Aug. 12, 1918

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Source of Photograph: National Archives RG 111

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