VE Day in Paris
- Event Date
- 1945 May 08
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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.
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