WW2 Victory Lap: 1944

WW2 Victory Lap: 1944

Crowds of French patriots line the Champs Elysees to view Allied tanks and half tracks pass through the Arc de Triomphe, after Paris was liberated on August 25, 1944. Photo shows Free French tanks and half tracks of General Leclerc's 2nd Armored Division. Jack Downey, photographer. LOC original medium: color transparency.