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AP Was There: Allied forces liberate Paris from Nazis

[AP Note: This story by Don Whitehead was first published after Allied troops entered Paris on Aug. 25, 1944, to liberate the French capital from Nazi occupation. The Associated Press is republishing a version of the story to mark the 75th anniversary of the important moment in World War II, along with wartime photos. It was the first witness account published in the U.S. press, and was passed through field censors.] PARIS --- Street fighting raged through the heart of Paris today as American and French columns drove into the city from the south amid a tumultuous welcome from hundreds of thousands of Parisians. The first French column to enter the city reached Luxembourg at 10:...

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