COURSEULLES 14 JUILLET 1944 : For the first time since 1939, French men and women in the liberated towns and villages of Normandy were able openly to celebrate on July 14th, Bastille Day, without fear of German reprisals. In the little town of Courseulles near the coast, where this picture was taken in July 1944, British troops played a football match against the local French team and all the towns folk turned out to watch the game. (AP Photo/Pho...
http://www.gamesta.com/iron-front-details-disposable-infantry/ Gamesta.com gets the latest trailer from Iron Front - Liberation 1944. Play as Russian commies or German Nazis in this game where foot folk are but mere pawns waiting to die. See some grueling action mixed in with actual game footage.
http://www.gamesta.com/iron-front-calls-in-the-wehrmacht-in-this-trailer/ Gamesta.com has the latest trailer for Iron Front - Liberation 1944. The Germans are back, in digital form, to rule the great skies in this PC exclusive, coming May 25, 2012.
http://www.gamesta.com/iron-front-gets-dog-killer-multiplayer-and-tank-trailer/ Gamesta.com has the latest news on Iron Front - Liberation 1944, which will release to PC gamers tomorrow! The multiplayer will feature a canine murdering mode and City Interactive released a shiny tank trailer to distract us from animal cruelty.
Part II. Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970) June 17, 1940, de Gaulle flies to England; the next day broadcasts to France, urging resistance. June 1943, with Henri Giraud, organizes the French Committee of National Liberation (FCNL); May 26, 1944, declares FCNL the Provisional Gov't of the French Republic. August 25, 1944, enters liberated Paris with US troops; recognized as head of the government by the Allies. Nov. 13, 1945, elected head of the French Gov't.
Documenting D-Day Capa was embedded with Allied troops in Europe during World War II. As a Hungarian national, he was the only 'enemy alien' granted this access, Hungary being an Axis power. Capa even took photos like this one while storming Omaha Beach alongside the second wave of American troops that landed in Normandy on D-Day, 6 June, 1944. His D-Day photos exemplify the maxim he proclaimed throughout his career: "If your photographs aren't good enough, you're not close
from BEAUTIFUL, ALSO, ARE THE SOULS OF MY BLACK SISTERS
YES, THERE WERE BLACK SOLDIERS IN THE LIBERATION OF FRANCE DURING WWII
Lt. Gen. George S. Patton, commander US Third Army , pins the Silver Star on Private Ernest A. Jenkins of New York City for his conspicuous gallantry in the liberation of Chateaudun, France. 13th October 1944