Frenchman crying during Nazi occupation of France

Frenchman crying as the flags of fallen France were marched through the streets of Marseilles on their way to Africa. The French regimental flags had been [...]

The last public execution by guillotine, France

In the early morning of 17 June 1939, Eugène Weidmann became the last person to be publicly executed by guillotine. He had been convicted of multiple [...]

Black soldiers fighting in France

Soldiers from the French African colonies holding a position at Boucle du Doubs, near Besancon, France, winter of 1944. These soldiers are from Senegalese [...]

Samuel Reshevsky, age 8, defeating several chess masters at once in France

Samuel Reshevsky learned chess when he was 4 years old. He became known as a child chess prodigy and was playing simultaneous games of chess against adults [...]

Spectators standing upon tables to get a glimpse of the Versailles Treaty being signed, France

This treaty went wrong in so many ways. First off, it was a failure of making sovereign nations because they ended up just being colonies of the Large [...]