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  Senegalese infantrymen in Alsace

Les Tirailleurs sénégalais en Alsace
1918 - Black and white - Silent
Runtime: 15 min 40
Country: France

Director: Unknown
Production Company
: SCA - Section Cinématographique des Armées

Camera operator: Edouard Floury

Description: The daily life of the 44th battalion of Senegalese infantrymen (Tirailleurs sénégalais): parade with music in a mountainous countryside, digging trenches in a forest, return to camp, cooking and meals, African dances, Muslim evening prayer. Portraits and humorous scenes.

Keywords: World War, 1914-1918 – France; France – Colonies; Soldiers recreation

Reference ECPAD : 14.18 A 422

Collection ECPAD

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