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VE Day in Paris

Film | Accession Number: 2002.541.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3546 | Film ID: 2513

Slate: "VE Day / Mainzer / Roll 1 / May 8". Scenes of massive VE day celebration in Paris. French civilians. American soldiers and WACs parading in the streets. Crowds of people, especially women and soldiers. Medium shot of soldier with film camera hugging French woman, standing on military vehicle. More crowds, celebrating, with flags. Slate: "VE Day / Mainzer / Roll 2 / May 8". High angle view of celebration in the streets. GIs pose with French women. Riding in military vehicle. "VE Day / Mainzer / Roll 3 / May 8". Children waving American flag. Crowds parading in military vehicles. Brief view of a different soldier with a film camera in the passenger seat of a military jeep. In high spirits, GIs plunge in the fountain at Place de la Concorde. Closeups of French women, dog, "Margie" (actress?).

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:03:53
Event Date
1945 May 08
Locale
Paris, France
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:25
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