National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 39202, LI 208-WP-177 - War Pictorial New Number 177 (1944). Series: Motion Picture Films from "War Pictorial News" Newsreels, compiled 1943 - 1945. 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.
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