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War Pictorial News, 1944: Paris

Office for Emergency Management. Office of War Information. Overseas Operations Branch. New York Office. News and Features Bureau. (12/17/1942 - 09/15/1945 ) Undetermined ONLINE RESOURCES: NOTE: A DVD of this film can be ordered from our partner, A DVD of this film is ALSO available for viewing and copying free of charge in the NARA Research Room in the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD. Shows the ominously deserted streets of Paris FFI units tear down Ger. posters, erect street barricades, form battle lines, congregate at their Hotel de Ville headquarters, fire rifles at a Nazi tank, wound a Nazi, and remove him from the street by stretcher. A Ger. truck is hand grenaded and bursts into flames. Nazis surrender to U.S. troops near the Eiffel Tower. Civilians embrace British tankmen. Gen. de Gaulle places a wreath on a memorial the crowd disburses as a shot is fired. Brit. soldiers present arms in front of the Arc de Triomphe. SUBJECTS Underground movements, War World War, 1939-1945 Gaulle, Charles de, 1890-1970 FOR MORE INFORMATION: -39204
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