Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

MEDIAWATCH

Historic day for Nigeria and day of hope for Africa

Read more

DEBATE

Nigeria's Historic Election: The Return of Muhammadu Buhari (part 2)

Read more

DEBATE

Nigeria's Historic Election: The Return of Muhammadu Buhari (part 1)

Read more

FOCUS

The rise of Hindu far-right groups

Read more

REPORTERS

Video: San Cristobal, Venezuela's tinderbox

Read more

THE OBSERVERS

Rebuilding attacked churches in Niger, and illegal fishing in Iran

Read more

#THE 51%

The extraordinary tale of the Egyptian mother who lived as a man

Read more

ENCORE!

Film Show : 'Suite française', 'Shaun the sheep' and 'A perfect man'

Read more

FOCUS

Strait of Hormuz: a smuggler's paradise

Read more

France

The liberation of Paris as it happened, 70 years on

© © AFP Archives | A Free France soldier is cheered by crowd at City Hall in Paris, August 1944.

Text by Joseph BAMAT

Latest update : 2014-08-26

On August 25, 1944, French resistance fighters and Allied troops freed Paris from Nazi rule. Follow FRANCE 24's live tweets for an hour-by-hour account of this World War II milestone, from General De Gaulle's victory speech to the German surrender.

If you have problems viewing our coverage, press Refresh or F5.The tweetbox may not correctly display on some smartphones and tablets. You can follow @josephbamat on Twitter for live tweets on the liberation of Paris.

 

 

 

Date created : 2014-08-25

  • FRANCE

    Interactive: Relive the Liberation of Paris in WWII

    Read more

  • WWII - PHOTOGRAPHY

    A new view on Normandy landings, 70 years on

    Read more

  • FRANCE

    WWII anniversary highlights best - and worst - of Paris police

    Read more

COMMENT(S)