Liberation of Paris, 1944

Contributed by Michael Elkins

Philippe Leclerc versus Dietrich von Choltitz: A Free French division under Leclerc leads the Allied attack on Paris, occupied by German forces under Choltitz. Can Leclerc capture the city intact and assist French resistance fighters, avoiding a similar catastrophe that occurs in Warsaw in 1944?

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Readers Comments (1)

  1. This is a really useful Power Point as always. I am a Military History professor with AMU and I use these for my online classes (giving credit to your hard work). Casualties is spelled two different ways in your next to last slide. Feel free to visit my website and find out about my WWII book!

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