Other title(s):The ceremonial entry of the Polish Legions into Warsaw on 1st December 1916
Description:1. Intertitle: The triumphal arch at the Vienna Station. Image: Crowds at the triumphal arch, lining the street; street full of civilians; Polish Legionaires ride past in close formations, followed by marching troops (shot of long duration). 2. Intertitle: Welcome address by the governor, H.E. von Etzdorf. Image: Group of German officers (with spiked helmet) at the square before a church; watching ride past of Polish Legions. 3. Intertitle: Welcome address to the Polish Legion by the Governor-General, His Excellency von Beseler. Image: The German Governor Ulrich von Etzdorf and Governor-General General Hans von Beseler (on horseback) greet the Polish Legion; a group of Polish officers follows the German military. 4. Intertitle: H.E. Infantry General von Beseler at the Hotel Bristol. Image: von Beseler and a group of German officers inspect a parade of Polish cavalry officers. 5. Intertitle: Legion parade before the Governor-General. Image: Infantry/cavalry parade (same shot as previous, closer); German officers standing in front of the travel agency T. Bednarowski; march past by Polish units (group with transport horses, infantry unit); von Beseler and accompanying officers leave their location on horseback.
Keywords:EFG1914 / World War I / Ostfront; Eastern front / World War, 1914-1918 -- Austria / Infantry / Cavalry / World War, 1914-1918