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News of armistice received in Paris

Film | Accession Number: 2012.141.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1361 | Film ID: 2952

In Paris, people gather to hear news of the armistice. Loudspeakers in a square relay live "hard but not dishonorable conditions". "The German government solemnly declares that it does not intend to use for its own purposes of war the French [naval] units in the control ports, apart from coastguard and minesweeping vessels". CUs, of the listening crowd, including some individuals who appear Jewish, a black man in a suit, women, people talking to each other, and one wiping away a tear.

Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:01:27
Event Date
1940 July
Locale
Paris, France
Language
German
French
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Transit Film
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