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VE Day in Paris

Film | Accession Number: 2002.541.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3544 | Film ID: 2513

Scenes of massive VE day celebration. French civilians. American soldiers and WACs parading in the streets, riding on military vehicles. Wounded soldiers at the 48th General Hospital, upon hearing the news, dancing with nurses and joining in the parade. Crowds of people around Arc de Triomphe, Rue de la Paix, Place de la Concorde, and Place de l'Opera, where Gen. Charles DeGaulle made the victory announcement. Blind man playing accordion.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:06:26
Event Date
1945 May 08
Locale
Paris, France
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-03-07 13:54:34
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