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. (AP Photo/ Mémorial Leclerc/Musée Jean Moulin City of Paris, ho) ** NO MAGS NO SALES EDITORIAL USE ONLY **

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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. (AP Photo/ Mémorial Leclerc/Musée Jean Moulin City of Paris, ho)  ** NO MAGS NO SALES EDITORIAL USE ONLY **
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.
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