The Liberation of Paris. August 1944
Lot 231
The Liberation of Paris. August 1944
Sold for US$ 1,750 inc. premium

Auction 21651:
World War II

5 Jun 2014 10:00 EDT

New York
Lot Details
The Liberation of Paris. August 1944
A group of items associated with the Liberation of Paris, comprising:
1. A French National Flag, red blue and white cotton, the luff dated 1939. This flag said to have been flown in Paris at the Liberation of that City. Some small holes.
35 x 70 in. (90 x 180 cm)
2. Duhamel, Georges. La Semaine Heroique 19-25 Aout 1944. Paris:1944, 8vo, original boards in blue red and white.
3. A press agency booklet "25 August 1944," [Paris: 1944], large 8vo, in English, original wrappers.
4. A group of 5 postcards of the liberation, published in 1944, an AP press photo of de Gaulle, and two forged documents by the resistance. (a lot)

Provenance:
- The War Museum
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