Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

Liberation of Paris – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

“The Liberation of Paris (also known as the Battle for Paris) was a military combat that took place duringWorld War II from 19 August 1944 until the German garrison surrendered the French capital on 25 August 1944. Paris had been ruled by Nazi Germany since the signing of the Second Compiègne Armistice on 22 June 1940, after which the Wehrmacht occupied northern and western France.

The liberation began when the French Forces of the Interior—the military structure of the French Resistance—staged an uprising against the German garrison upon the approach of the US Third Army, led by General George Patton.”

Read more @ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberation_of_Paris

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