French Forces of the Interior (Formerly the Resistance) actively fight Germans during Liberation of Paris in WWII
Paris France Date:1944, August Duration:2 min 24 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The city of Paris, France during liberation from German occupation during World War II. Road signs read 'Cherbourg S. Germain' and 'ZUR Normandie FRONT'. A man appears in a window of a building and sets up the French flag. French people look at a poster informing them that the Parisian Committe of Liberation, formerly the Committee of National Resistance, proclaims the formation of a Provisional Government of the Republic of France. The Hotel de Ville. Resistance fighters (now French Forces of the Interior--FFI) position a piece of field artillery on the sidewalk. FFI fighters occupy buildings and fire rifles from the windows. Notre Dame de Paris in the background. Medical personnel carry a wounded fighter on a stretcher. One woman on the team carrys a red cross flag. Onlookers watch a burning German beute FT17 tank on the street. FFI men fire guns. Medical Red Cross team runs to shelter. Several dead German soldiers and civilians on the street. Red Cross team comes to the aid of wounded men. German prisoners being led along the street.
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