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"American troops of the 28th Infantry Division march down the Champs Elysees..." 08/29/1944


"American troops of the 28th Infantry Division march down the Champs Elysees, Paris, in the 'Victory' Parade." 08/29/1944, Poinsett, Photographer, (National Archives Identifier: 531209); Signal Corps Photographs of American Military Activity, 1754 - 1954; Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860 - 1982; Record Group 111; National Archives.

Paris was liberated by Allied forces from the Germans on August 25, 1944. Taken several days later on August 29, the caption of this photo reads: "American troops of the 28th Infantry Division march down the Champs Elysees, Paris, in the 'Victory Parade.'"
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