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France: Impressions of a Passer-By

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dorian de Wind

I am not a French history expert or a Francophile. I am merely commenting on how a brief visit to France, a few conversations, and visiting some "concrete examples" of French gratitude and respect have altered my perceptions -- perhaps misconceptions -- of the French people and of their recent history.

Chilling PHOTOS Of Nazi Collaborators Facing The Firing Squad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Just days after Paris was famously liberated from German control in 1944, LIFE photographer Carl Mydans and correspondent John Osborne were eyewitnes...