WW2 RPPC Real Photo Post Cards Liberation de Paris


This is a neat grouping of 20 actual WW2 era photographs, published in France as picture post cards in the series "Liberation de Paris".

Each card measures approx. 3 1/2" x 5 1/2", and is marked on the back "Liberation de Paris (Photo Press-Liberation) - Real Photo - C.A.P. - Paris", with a caption in French and English.

The photos are:

The Barricades
Taking of the Military School
German Prisoners
Tanks of the Lecture Division
General DeGaulle before the Sacred Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
American Flags at the Military Parade
American Infantry parade in the Champs-Elysees
The F.F.I. parade Place de la Concorde
The Official Procession Place de la Concorde
American Field-Artillery Place de la Concorde
Official Procession Rue de Rivoli
General Bradley and General Joenig at Unknown Soldier's Tomb
Welcome to the "Jeeps"
General Eisenhower at the Unknown Soldier's Tomb
General de Gaulle at the Triumphal Arch
General de Gaulle with the Tanks
General de Gaulle Place de l'Etoile
Official Platform place de la Concorde
The Tanks pass in the Champs-Elysses
General de Gaulle (highly-retouched photo)

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