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Troops and vehicles of the 2nd French armoured Division parading by the Arc de Triomphe and the Avenue des Champs-Élysées, Paris, France, August 26, 1944 - World War II Database

WWII France, Liberation of Paris U.S. soldiers of Pennsylvania's 28th Infantry Division march along the Champs Elysees, the Arc de Triomphe in the background, on Aug. 29, 1944, four days after the liberation of Paris, France.

Small pockets of German resistance would hold out here and there in the Paris suburbs after the liberation. Rue des Archives / The Granger Collection, New York

Sherman tanks of General Leclerc's 2nd French Armoured Division (note the Map-of-France emblem) in Paris on 25 August 1944. The precise location of this 'photo is identified by the shop in the background - the Librairie Rive Gauche, on the junction of the Boulevard Saint-Michel and the Rue Vaugirard, looking across the junction in the direction of the Sorbonne.

St. Wulfram Bishop of Sens, missionary in Frisi, born at Milly near Fontainebleau, probably during the reign of Clovis II (638-56); died 20 March, before 704, in which year a translation of his body took place (Duchesne, “Fastes épiscopaux de l’ancienne Gaule”, II, Paris, 1900, 413). His father Fulbert stood high in the esteem of …

American troops of the 28th Infantry Division march down the Avenue des Champs-Élysées, Paris, in the `Victory' Parade on August 29, 1944.