In this Aug. 25, 1944 handout photo made available by Mémorial Leclerc/Musée Jean Moulin City of Paris, a French flag is displayed on the Arc De Triomphe on the day Paris was liberated from the ... more 
In this Aug. 25, 1944 handout photo made available by Mémorial Leclerc/Musée Jean Moulin City of Paris, a French flag is displayed on the Arc De Triomphe on the day Paris was liberated from the Nazis. On the day Paris was liberated from the Nazis in 1944, a young American soldier nabbed a souvenir of epic proportions: He took the French flag that hung anew from the Arc de Triomphe, a proud symbol marking the end of four years of struggle and shame. Now, six and a half decades later, the aging veteran has given it back. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Mémorial Leclerc/Musée Jean Moulin City of Paris, ho
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