Liberation of Paris

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Ernest Hemingway at age 19, photo taken in Milan, Italy, 1918. After high school Hemingway enlisted in WWI. He left for the Italian front in 1918. He served in a volunteer ambulance unit. He was wounded and decorated by the Italian government with the Italian Silver Medal of Bravery. During WWII, he was at the Normandy landing, the liberation of Paris and several other key moments as a war correspondent.

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Liberation of Paris - 1944

Lost in the Moment...

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MP Lt. Paul Unger searching the POW Kurt Peters, III., Saint Lô, France. 27 July 1944.
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MP Lt. Paul Unger, 2nd Armoured Division, searching the POW SS-Untersturmführer Kurt Peters, III.Battalion/SS-Pz.Gren.Rgt. 37, 17.SS-Pz.Gren.Div. 'Götz von Berlichingen', in the area of ​​Notre Dame de Cenilly, 18 Km SW of Saint Lô, France. 27 July 1944.

On 14 June 1940, sergeant François Mitterrand was wounded and taken prisoner by the Germans. After a year and a half he finally managed to escape. He would become President of France, from 1981 to 1995.

Le style Mitterrand

Monstre de politique, François Mitterrand a eu le temps, en 80 ans, de se forger une allure à la hauteur de sa carrière. GQ revient sur les temps fort de sa garde-robe.

Barricades of The Battle of Paris, August 1944, by Robert Doisneau

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Ernest Hemingway and Robert Capa with an unidentified GI, France, 1944.

Ernest Hemingway and Robert Capa with an unidentified GI, France, 1944. [1024x827]

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American troops of the 28th Infantry Division march down the Champs Elysees, Paris, in the "Victory" Parade., 08/29/1944
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American troops of the 28th Infantry Division march down the Champs Elysees, Paris, in the "Victory" Parade., 08/29/1944

Title: American troops of the 28th Infantry Division march down the Champs Elysees, Paris, in the "Victory" Parade., 08/29/1944 Creator(s): Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Chief Signal Officer. (09/18/1947 - 02/28/1964) Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=531209 Access Restrictions: Unrestricted Use Restrictions: Unrestricted

3 Photos (1st one taken Aug. 18th ‘44) of 18yr old Simone Segouin, also known by her nom de guerre Nicole Minet. The girl had killed two Germans in the Paris fighting (on August 16th 1944) and also had assisted in capturing 25 German POWs during the fall of Chartres.

The World Wars

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Fall of France, 1940.
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Fall of France, 1940.

French soldier weeps after the Battle of France May 1940.

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Nazi tanks roll into Paris.. Powerful image..
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