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Paris Uprising - August, 1944

Paris Uprising - August, 1944 Crimes and Criminals Famous Historical Events Law and Politics Social Studies World History World War II

In this vintage postcard, a German prisoner is carried away by Free French forces in Paris.  The mid-August uprising (in 1944), by the French Resistance, ultimately led to the city's liberation.

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Vintage postcard of the French Resistance at work in Paris, August 1944.  Image online, courtesy Anglo German Historical Trust.

 

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