AUGUST 25th 1944 Paris Liberated
AUGUST 25th 1944
Paris Liberated
Allied forces led by the French Second Armored Division, commanded by Major General Lecleric, liberated Paris on August 25th. The liberation of Paris was hastened by an open rebellion by Parisians against the Nazis in the days leading to the liberation. The next day, US and British forces entered the city and were greeted by quite an emotional welcome.