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Free French Tanks Roll Through Paris Near the End of WWII, 71 Years Ago

On this day 71 years ago, Free French tanks and half tracks of General Leclerc's 2nd Armored Division passed through the Arc du Triomphe in Paris, symbolizing the city's liberation from the Nazis near the end of World War II. See the amazing historic image!
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This amazing historic image shows Free French tanks rolling through Paris, passing by the Arc de Triomphe after the city was liberated from the Nazis near the end of World War II, 71 years ago.

Photo shows Free French tanks and half tracks of General Leclerc’s 2nd Armored Division passing through the Arc du Triomphe in Paris, probably on August 26, 1944. Sign at left “De Gaulle au pouvoir” and sign at right “Vive De Gaulle.”

Source: Library of Congress

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