Armistice Day celebrations in Paris. Crowded streets, street lamps , flags everywhere.
Paris France Date:1918, November 11 Duration:2 min 34 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Celebrations in Paris marking the signing of Armistice ending conflict in World War I, November 11, 1918. Open bus is packed to capacity with celebrants. Jubilant crowds are jammed together, waving flags, and shouting for joy. Man erects huge banner reading: "LArmistice est signe, La Guerre est gegnee, Vive La France, Vivent Les Allies!" Huge American flag is waved from center of crowd. Flags of the Allies are waved by people on balcony of building with lettering identifying it as "Mme Georgette".French sailors, in crowd, sing and wave flags. French Boy Scouts, in uniforms, run down the street towards the camera, followed by people of every age, size, and sort, all celebrating the end of war. Several French officers stand by as an impromptu parade begins.
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