15,000 American troops parade down the Champs Elysees in Paris 70 years ago today (Aug 29 1944)


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(Tuesday, August 29, 1944; during the Liberation of Paris, part of Operation Overlord, World War II) — 15,000 American troops of the 28th Infantry Division marched down the Champs Elysees in Paris today as the French capital continued to celebrate its liberation from the Nazis.

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