Liberation of Rheims, France, during World War II.
Rheims France Date:1944, August Duration:1 min 20 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Armed French Resistance fighters pose near roadside sign at entrance to city of Rheims, France, on August 30, 1944. American soldiers converse with French priests and Resistance fighters. Local residents gather at the Royal Square by the statue of Louis XV. bTowers of Rheims Cathedral can be seen behind. An American soldier can be seen. A brief ceremony ensues in which French Resistance fighters appear to take responsibility for reoccupation of the city. They then proceed through the city on a truck with loudspeakers, making announcements. U.S. soldiers mingle with residents of the city.
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