Departures and arrivals of US troops: CS of soldier saying farewell to his wife, daughter and son looking at the camera. Various shots of US troops wearing campaign hats marching past cheering civilians, boarding trains, waving from windows as train pulls out. MSs of men disembarking, milling on pier, moving off. View of many US troops about to board cattle railway cars. CU of sign on side of boxcar: Hommes 36-40, chevaux (en long) 8. Dissolve to English language equivalent. Shot of cattle cars loaded with men pulling out.