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Soldiers of the 4th U.S. Infantry Division look at the Eiffel Tower in Paris, after the French capital had been liberated on August 25, 1944.

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Construction de la statue de la Liberté, dans le 17e arrondissement de Paris, avant qu'elle ne soit offerte aux Etats-Unis le 4 juillet 1884.

Anny-Yolande Horowitz Born on June 2, 1933 in Strasbourg. Last lived at 21, rue Rode, Bordeaux. Interned in the Lalande camp near Tours and then transferred to Drancy. From there, she, her mother Frieda, and her sister Paulette, age 7, were deported on Sept. 11, 1942 on Convoy 31. Their destination: Auschwitz-Birkenau. The Vichy Regime (July 1940-August 1944) An ugly chapter in French history.