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The Eiffel Tower during the Nazi occupation, 1940

The Eiffel Tower during the Nazi occupation, 1940

treaty of versailles 1919

Military officers and politicians climbing over furniture to watch the signing of the Treaty of Versailles in the aftermath of World War 1. June 28th, 1919.

Liberation of Paris – August 1944

Liberation of Paris – August, 1944.

Black soldiers fighting in France, 1944

Soldiers from the French African colonies holding a position at Boucle du Doubs, near Besancon, France, winter of 1944.

Georges Blind, a member of the French resistance, smiling at a German firing squad, 1944

Georges Blind, a member of the French resistance, smiling at a German firing squad, October 1944

German POWs packed into the Nonant le Pin prisoner camp, 1944 2

Just some of the tens of thousands of POW’s captured after the collapse of the Faliase Pocket are seen from the air Nonant le Pin POW camp.

German POWs packed into the Nonant le Pin prisoner camp

Thousands of German POW’s at Nonant le Pin POW camp after the Falaise Pocket battles in which over 30,000 Germans were captured.

french women collaborator 2

A woman collaborator and her baby, whose father is German, returns to her home after having her head shaven following the capture of Chartres by the Allies.

french women collaborator

A woman, with her baby whose father is German, and her mother are jeered and humiliated by crowds in Chartres after having their heads shaved as punishment for collaborating with the German troops.

A French woman has her head shaved by civilians as a penalty for having consorted with German troops, 1944 1

In total there were 23 , 2315 people who had their head shaved as a punishment for being a collaborationist.