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Soldiers of the 28th Infantry Division parade down the Champs-Élysées in Paris on August 29, 1944. The division was the first American division to enter the capital after its liberation. The 28th is the oldest Division in the US military and is known as the 'Iron Division'.

Paris Liberation: U. soldiers of Pennsylvania's Infantry Division march along the Champs Elysees, the Arc de Triomphe in the background, on August four days after liberation of Paris.

Soldiers of the 4th U.S. Infantry Division look at the Eiffel Tower in Paris, after the French capital had been liberated on August 25, 1944.

Jeep: Soldiers of the U. Infantry Division look at the Eiffel Tower in Paris, after the French capital had been liberated on August

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troops of the Infantry Division, who have been regrouped in security platoons for defense of Bastogne, Belgium, march down a street. Some of these soldiers lost their weapons during the German advance in this area.

World War II in Color: The Italian Campaign and the Road to Rome | LIFE.com. American soldiers march up the Apian Way in their drive onto Rome.

World War II in Color: The Italian Campaign and the Road to Rome

Rare and classic color photos made during World War II's pivotal Italian Campaign.

On August 26, 1944, just before the start of the victory parade, General de Gaulle (saluting) inspects troops of the French 2nd Armored Division with General Leclerc (walking stick).

France Liberated - On August just before the start of the victory parade, General de Gaulle (saluting) inspects troops of the French Armored Division with General Leclerc (walking stick).

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These brilliant collages by French creative Blick take a stand for pacifism that is at once powerful and funny. The artist took historic photos depicting

France. A French man and woman fight with captured German weapons as both civilians and members of the French Forces of the Interior took the fight to the Germans, in Paris in August of 1944, prior to the surrender of German forces and the Liberation of Paris on August 25. You don't only have to thank the soldiers who liberate cities like Paris but also the civilians... ~

A French man and woman fight with captured German weapons. As both civilians & members of the French Forces of the Interior took the fight to the Germans, in Paris in August of prior to the surrender of German forces and the Liberation of Paris on August

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Audie Murphy (1-26-45).  The most decorated soldier in U.S. history receives the Medal of Honor.

Audie Murphy received every U. decoration for valor available to Army ground personnel at the time. He earned the Silver Star twice in three days, two Bronze Star Medals, three Purple Hearts, the Distinguished Service Cross, and the Medal of Honor.

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