WGBY Documentaries

Model T's to War: American Ambulances on the Western Front

Special | 56m 46s

Between 1914-17, before the US's entry into World War I, over 3,000 American volunteers, paying their own passage,set sail for France to aid the war effort. Focusing on the valiant work of the American Field Service, a group of young men who drove Ford-built Model T's to the frontlines, take an archaeological journey of discovery using silent-film footage, rare photos, & French battlefields.

Aired: 03/05/09

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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