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French civiilians celebrate the end of World War II.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 51000

French civiilians celebrate the end of World War II.

Original Caption: "Cheering Parisians parade arm-in-arm down the Champs Elysees to celebrate 'V-E Day,' May 8, 1945. That night, the French capital was illuminated as in prewar days and loudspeakers installed in the Place de l'Opera played patriotic French music in celebration of the final capitulation of the Nazis."

Date
1945 May 05
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Joseph Eaton
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Record last modified: 2011-02-24 00:00:00
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