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The First World War - PT2

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538135_1_1
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1910  (Estimated Year)
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01:04:29 - 01:10:50
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Prologue to the Great War (WWI) - PT2: Great historical background leading up to World War One. This section highlights major world players & events. Time Period: 1912-1914.

The First World War - PT2

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538135_1_2
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1912  (Estimated Year)
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01:04:29 - 01:05:12
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Title card: Chapter II - Balkan Wars: MS ragtag group of Bulgarian & Serbian soldiers marching with rifles shoulder bound. MS King FERDINAND of Bulgaria leaning from carriage window. MSs Turkish prisoners at Bulgarian camp. MS Bulgarian officers consulting map. MSs Turkish prisoners being marched past camera. TLS soldiers carrying rifles, exiting building.

The First World War - PT2

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538135_1_3
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1912  (Estimated Year)
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01:05:12 - 01:05:42
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Balkan Wars: MS King NICHOLAS of Montenegro w/ military advisors standing outside house, all smiling. GVs King VICTOR EMMANUEL III & Queen ELENA of Italy launching new battleship. MS King ALPHONSO XIII & Queen VICTORIA-EUGENIE of Spain seated, standing behind them are several military officers & a Roman Catholic bishop or cardinal.

The First World War - PT2

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538135_1_4
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1912  (Estimated Year)
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01:05:42 - 01:06:20
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Pre-WWI Imperial German military, Germany: Several GVs urban military parade with cavalry, soldiers, elite guard units marching in front of crowd. Various shots of Kaiser WILHELM II & high-ranking officers reviewing troops. GV military band goose-stepping. MS Kaiser WILHELM II & wife walking past saluting officers.

The First World War - PT2

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538135_1_5
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1912  (Estimated Year)
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01:06:20 - 01:06:52
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Pre-WWI Imperial German military, Germany: Several MS/MCUs Crown Prince Wilhelm II wearing Death's Head Hussar helmet. Various shots of German Army & Cavalry parading through field, some shots Crown Prince Wilhelm II is seen watching while mounted on horse.

The First World War - PT2

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538135_1_6
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1913  (Estimated Year)
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01:06:52 - 01:07:50
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Inauguration of President Woodrow Wilson, United States (Mar 4, 1913): TLS Supreme Court Justices walking down aisles, taking seats in gallery, followed by former President WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT and British Ambassador to the United States Lord JAMES BRYCE. LS/MSs Chief Justice EDWARD D. WHITE administering Oath of Office to WOODROW WILSON. LS/MSs Wilson delivering Inaugural speech. TLS soldiers in cadet-like uniforms marching in inaugural parade. GV carriage carrying Presidents Wilson & Taft through Washington, DC. TLSs Army and Navy marching.

The First World War - PT2

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538135_1_7
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1913  (Estimated Year)
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01:07:50 - 01:08:42
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Newsreel of Kaiser Wilhelm II dedicating Battle of Leipzig monument 100 years after the defeat of Napoleon s army, Germany: GV Kaiser and military leaders shaking hands happily. LSs Kaiser walking in procession "followed by his 3 German kings, Saxony, Gothenberg (sic) and Bavaria in the full regalia of war"-- to be specific, Frederick Augustus III (Wettin) of Saxony, probably Wilhelm II of Wurttemburg (since that is another German state that had a King, and one should note that he's not the same Wilhelm II as Kaiser Wilhelm) & Ludwig III of Bavaria. GV/MS crowd of splendidly uniformed German royalty/ nobility / military leaders descending wide steps toward camera.

The First World War - PT2

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538135_1_8
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1914  (Estimated Year)
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01:08:42 - 01:09:27
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Germany: Great panning TLS German Navy warships docked at completed Kiel Canal. MS German officers greeting Kaiser Wilhelm & Kaiserin Augusta Victoria. Good LSs German flotilla sailing in North Sea; view from ship; water breaks over bow; smoke form steam stacks.

The First World War - PT2

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538135_1_9
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1914  (Estimated Year)
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01:09:27 - 01:10:01
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Germany: MSs three of the Kaiser's sons & their wives posing outside country house. TLS Kaiser Wilhelm reviewing German troops. GVs Kaiser Wilhelm meeting with military & diplomatic bigwigs.

The First World War - PT2

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538135_1_10
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1914  (Estimated Year)
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01:10:01 - 01:10:29
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Austria: GV Archduke FRANZ FERDINAND riding on horse with military officers. Various GV/MS cavalry on parade with Ferdinand inspecting troops. MSs Franz Ferdinand on horseback (head cut off in shot) stopped to talk to his wife & children in open carriage. (his family: Duchess of Hohenberg, Princes Sophie, Maximilian Duke of Hohenberg, Prince Ernust ).

The First World War - PT2

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538135_1_11
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1914  (Estimated Year)
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01:10:29 - 01:10:50
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Austria-Germany: Several casual GV/MSs of Kaiser Wilhelm & Archduke Ferdinand chatting amiably in a field during hunting trip, this to be "their last meeting."