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L-018 Lot of the 1944 Liberation of Paris photos: (1) Ten photo post cards from the series "LIBERATION DE PARIS". Includes Generals Bradley and Koening, U.S. troops/tanks, Resistance fighters/baracade, etc. (2) Lot of 13 snapshots of the parade/crowds near the Arc of Triumph. (3) 5 3/8" x 3 3/8" original photo of U.S. and Allied officers with a handwritten description on reverse "Gen Eisenhower, Gen. Bradley and a host of high ranking French + English officers at Arc Des Triomphe, Frenchman announcing Eisenhower over microphone before he spoke Paris, Sept. 44.". (4) Original 9 1/4" x 6 7/8" photo with handwritten description "Knocked out German vehicle near Le Grand Opera taken immediately after 'liberation' of city". American jeeps and French bicycles predominate in picture. August, 1944". (5) 7" x 9 1/2" original photo of troops on parade at the Place de la Concorde. (6) Original 11 3/4" x 8 3/8" uncut sheet of 10 photos of the Liberation of Paris. Includes American troops in action, surrendering Germans and Resistance fighters. The reverse of each photo has a printed description in French and in English. II

Condition

See description for I-III scale (I=mint, III=poor)

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Lot of the 1944 Liberation of Paris photos

Estimate $50 - $100Jun 03, 2016
Starting Price $50
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6819 U.S. 20
PO Box 157
Bouckville, NY 13310
USA
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