Paris

Lesbian couple at Le Monocle, Paris

During the 1920’s Paris had gained a reputation for the variety of its nighttime pleasures and for its free and easy attitude toward life in general. [...]

Hitler’s triumphant tour of Paris

One day after France signed the armistice with Germany in June 1940, Adolf Hitler celebrated the German victory over France with a triumphant tour of [...]

Liberation of Paris, August 1944

On this day in 1944, French General Jacques Leclerc enters the free French capital triumphantly. Pockets of German intransigence remained, but Paris was [...]