Photos de Paris en couleur en 1900 photo histoire bonus
vintage everyday: 20 Incredible Photographs of France Taken by Robert Capa During World War II
PARIS 1954 PHOTO: ANONYMOUS BETTMANN/CORBIS
photos-de-france: Champs-Élysées, Paris, 1910.
"Paris is like a magic sword in a fairy tale — a shining power in those hands to which it rightly belongs, in other hands tinsel and lead. Whenever the City of Light changes hands, Western Civilization shifts its political balance. So it has been for seven centuries; so it was in 1940; so it was last week." — LIFE after the French capital was liberated in August 1944.
LIFE at the Liberation of Paris: A Photographer's Story
General Charles de Gaulle, who led the French government-in-exile for four years, at the Arc de Triomphe, Paris, Aug. 25, 1944.
Crowds in Paris welcoming troops. 25 Aug. 1944. LAC MIKAN 3194296
IWM BU 39. Note the bullet hole in the windshield which matches some of the footage of the liberation of Paris.