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Today in military history: Paris liberated from Nazis

On Aug. 25, 1944, Paris was liberated from Nazi occupation. In June 1940, Germany invaded France, and within two weeks, the French government fell and what remained signed an armistice with the Nazis, based in Vichy.  However, General Charles de Gauille and Free French units who refused to join the Vichy kept fighting the good … Continued

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