French, Italian, Lithuanian women liberated from labor camps sew GI 's (members of the United States armed forces) buttons and patch pants at Quartermaster Salvage Shop in Reims,France. Workers shred the un-salvaged GI clothing. After World War II.
Notre Dame de Reims Cathedral in Rheims, France. A large number of people gather outside the reconstructed Notre Dame de Reims Cathedral in Rheims, France for rededication ceremony. Priests and President Albert Lebrun enter the Cathedral. Interiors of the Church as priests offer prayers.
Oise salvage in France. A Russian guard who got injured during a grenade explosion is carried away on litters in Reims, France. The litter is placed onto a truck and it drives away.
U.S. publishers and editors visit Reims, France during World War II. U.S. Army General Omar Nelson Bradley at a headquarter building. Newspapermen walk through a prisoner of war (POW) camp area. They visit reclamation and spare parts maintenance headquarters. Vehicles parked outside the building. Trees in the background. An official briefs the newspapermen. They visit the POW enclosure and a cathedral. The visitors get in cars and move.
U.S. publishers and editors visit Reims, France during World War II. The publishers and editors disembark from an aircraft. Aircraft parked at an airfield in the background. U.S. Army General Omar Nelson Bradley greets the visitors.
German occupation of France during World War 2. The cathedral in Reims, France. Vehicles and a few men on a road in front of the church. Trees lining the road. The railway car in which an armistice agreement was signed by Germany and the Allies at end of World War 1. The Memorial Tablet symbolic of the 1918 armistice, the Alsace-Lorraine, and Ferdinand Foch's Memorial in Compiegne Forest. Ferdinand Foch's carriage in which the first armistice was signed. In 1940 : German troops cross River Marne in rafts. A signboard showing the distances to Paris and Soissons. Another signboard showing the distances to Grand Fitz James and Paris. Troops on tanks moving on roads. A signboard shows distances to Pontarme and Paris. A soldier with a gun on his back. Soldiers moving with carriages on a path between fields. Trees lining the path. German troops moving on tanks advancing deeper into France. The troops on the road in front of the castle in Versailles. The German flag hoisted on a flag pole over the Palace of Versailles and German soldiers occupy the Palace of Versailles.