Shell poked Place de la Concorde and unscathed Champs Elysees, Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame in Paris after WWII.
Paris France Date:1945 Duration:3 min 7 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Results of selective strategic bombing by the British Royal and U.S. Eighth Air Forces in German-occupied Paris and surrounding areas during Wolrd War II. September 1944: A bridge over the Seine. Eiffel Tower in the background. The Statue of Liberty near the Tower. Shell poked buildings and the Obelisk at Place de la Concorde. Cyclists and motorists at the Place. Military cars pass the Arc de Triomphe at Champs Elysees. Civilians around the Eiffel Tower. The French flag atop the undamaged tower. Unscathed Notre Dame de Paris. U.S. military vehicles in the square before the cathedral. GIs and Parisians mill about. An FFI (French Forces of the Interior) flag at Notre Dame.
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