Spotlight

2024 celebrates the 80th
anniversary of the Liberation
of Paris

82349-19 © Jean Roubier / BHVP / Roger-Viollet
108 images
Roger-Viollet | 342686 | World War II. Liberation of Paris: group of young men surrounding a van (employees of the French newspaper  France-Soir ). Rue de Mail. Paris. Photograph by Jean Roubier (1896-1981), August 1944. Bibliothèque historique de la Ville de Paris. | © Jean Roubier / BHVP / Roger-Viollet
82349-19 DG
World War II. Liberation of Paris: group of young men surrounding a van (employees of the French [...]
Roger-Viollet | 171085 | World War II. Liberation of Paris. Parisians protecting themselves behind the  Audacieux  tank from the 2nd Armored Division, during a shooting, place de la Concorde, on August 26, 1944. | © Pierre Jahan / Roger-Viollet
20109-17 DG
World War II. Liberation of Paris. Parisians protecting themselves behind the "Audacieux" tank from [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 362741 | World War II. Joyous crowd celebrating the Liberation of Paris on the Champs-Elysées, Paris. Photograph by André Zucca (1897-1973). Bibliothèque historique de la Ville de Paris. | © André Zucca / BHVP / Roger-Viollet
37815-20 DG
World War II. Joyous crowd celebrating the Liberation of Paris on the Champs-Elysées, Paris. [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 218345 | World War II. Parisian woman wearing a three-coloured rosette, Paris. Photograph by André Zucca (1897-1973). Bibliothèque historique de la Ville de Paris. | © André Zucca / BHVP / Roger-Viollet
36818-12 DG
World War II. Parisian woman wearing a three-coloured rosette, Paris. Photograph by André Zucca [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 316825 | World War II. Crowd celebrating the liberation on the Champs-Elysées, Paris. Photograph by André Zucca (1897-1973). Bibliothèque historique de la Ville de Paris. | © André Zucca / BHVP / Roger-Viollet
36789-16 DG
World War II. Crowd celebrating the liberation on the Champs-Elysées, Paris. Photograph by André [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 904188 | World War II. Liberation of Paris. Photograph by André Zucca (1897-1973). Bibliothèque historique de la Ville de Paris. | © André Zucca / BHVP / Roger-Viollet
36818-1 DG
World War II. Liberation of Paris. Photograph by André Zucca (1897-1973). Bibliothèque historique [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 242191 | World War II. The Champs-Elysées. Paris, on August 26, 1944. Photograph by André Zucca (1897-1973). Bibliothèque historique de la Ville de Paris. | © André Zucca / BHVP / Roger-Viollet
37816-1 DG
World War II. The Champs-Elysées. Paris, on August 26, 1944. Photograph by André Zucca (1897-1973). [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 312899 | World War II. Jeep on the place de l'Opéra. Paris, August 1944. Photograph by André Zucca (1897-1973). Bibliothèque historique de la Ville de Paris. | © André Zucca / BHVP / Roger-Viollet
37815-17 DG
World War II. Jeep on the place de l'Opéra. Paris, August 1944. Photograph by André Zucca [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 765431 | World War II. Gaullist newpaper,  Le Populaire . Paris, August 1944. Photograph by André Zucca (1897-1973). Bibliothèque historique de la Ville de Paris. | © André Zucca / BHVP / Roger-Viollet
37815-15 DG
World War II. Gaullist newpaper, "Le Populaire". Paris, August 1944. Photograph by André Zucca [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 815340 | World War II. Champs-Elysées. Paris, August 1944. Photograph by André Zucca (1897-1973). Bibliothèque historique de la Ville de Paris. | © André Zucca / BHVP / Roger-Viollet
37803-1 DG
World War II. Champs-Elysées. Paris, August 1944. Photograph by André Zucca (1897-1973). [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 362169 | World War II. Liberation of Paris. Member of the French Forces of the Interior hiding behind a Citroën front-wheel drive car, August 1944. | © LAPI / Roger-Viollet
1316-1 DG
World War II. Liberation of Paris. Member of the French Forces of the Interior hiding behind a [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 455348 | World War II. Liberation of Paris, August 1944. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
2124-14 DG
World War II. Liberation of Paris, August 1944.
 
Roger-Viollet | 503097 | World War II. Liberation of Paris on August 25, 1944, 7a.m. in front of Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral. On the tank, Michel Frys, who was later wounded by an ambushed German soldier. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
1512-3 DG
World War II. Liberation of Paris on August 25, 1944, 7a.m. in front of Notre Dame de Paris [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 619982 | World War II. Liberation of Paris. Shooting at the place de la Concorde, August 26, 1944. | © Pierre Jahan / Roger-Viollet
19794-11 DG
World War II. Liberation of Paris. Shooting at the place de la Concorde, August 26, 1944.
 
Roger-Viollet | 783586 | World War II. Liberation of Paris. August 1944. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
12540-2 DG
World War II. Liberation of Paris. August 1944.
 
Roger-Viollet | 918342 | World War II. Liberation of Paris. FFI (French Forces of the Interior) lookout at the corner of a street, August 23-24, 1944. | © Pierre Jahan / Roger-Viollet
19858-1 DG
World War II. Liberation of Paris. FFI (French Forces of the Interior) lookout at the corner of a [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 1008459 | World War II. Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970), French General, presenting the Cross of the Liberation to the City of Paris, on April 2nd, 1945. | © LAPI / Roger-Viollet
2310-2 DG
World War II. Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970), French General, presenting the Cross of the Liberation [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 1070602 | Teenagers tearing down posters of the Occupation at the Liberation of Paris, August 1944. | © LAPI / Roger-Viollet
23859-6 DG
Teenagers tearing down posters of the Occupation at the Liberation of Paris, August 1944.
 
Roger-Viollet | 248624 | World War II. Liberation of Paris. The Allies in firing position in Paris, place du Châtelet. August 1944. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
14094-6 DG
World War II. Liberation of Paris. The Allies in firing position in Paris, place du Châtelet. [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 584371 | World War II. Exhibition about the Liberation. Champs Elysées. Paris, September 1944. | © LAPI / Roger-Viollet
55659-8 DG
World War II. Exhibition about the Liberation. Champs Elysées. Paris, September 1944.
 
Roger-Viollet | 492945 | World War II. Liberation of Paris. Car of French Resistance fighters members of the FTP ( Francs-tireurs et partisans ), place de la Concorde, August 1944. | © LAPI / Roger-Viollet
2213-15 DG
World War II. Liberation of Paris. Car of French Resistance fighters members of the FTP [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 269762 | World War II. Liberation of Paris. General de Gaulle, André Le Troquer, Bidault, Alexandre Parodi, Generals Leclerc and Juin, going down the Champs-Elysees. Paris, on August 24, 1944. | © Collection Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
3784-4 DG
World War II. Liberation of Paris. General de Gaulle, André Le Troquer, Bidault, Alexandre Parodi, [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 230299 | World War II. Liberation of Paris. Destroyed vehicle and marks of fights, near the quai Saint-Michel, on August 23, 1944. | © Pierre Jahan / Roger-Viollet
20109-14 DG
World War II. Liberation of Paris. Destroyed vehicle and marks of fights, near the quai [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 435198 | World War II. Joyous crowd celebrating the Liberation of Paris, place de la Concorde. Paris. Photograph by André Zucca (1897-1973). Bibliothèque historique de la Ville de Paris. | © André Zucca / BHVP / Roger-Viollet
36818-14 DG
World War II. Joyous crowd celebrating the Liberation of Paris, place de la Concorde. Paris. [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 471711 | Liberation of Paris. August 25, 1944. After the surrender of the Kommandantur, place and avenue de l'Opéra. Paris (9th arrondissement). Photograph by the LAPI agency (Les Actualités Photographiques Internationales). Paris, musée Carnavalet. | © LAPI / Roger-Viollet
57073-15 DG
Liberation of Paris. August 25, 1944. After the surrender of the Kommandantur, place and avenue de [...]
Roger-Viollet | 1023780 | Liberation of Paris, on August 25, 1944. Reich war flag after the surrender of the Kommandantur, place de l'Opéra. Paris (9th arrondissement). Photograph by the LAPI agency (Les Actualités Photographiques Internationales). Paris, musée Carnavalet. | © LAPI / Roger-Viollet
57074-2 DG
Liberation of Paris, on August 25, 1944. Reich war flag after the surrender of the Kommandantur, [...]
Roger-Viollet | 189129 | World War II. V-Day. US soldiers driving a car marked as  Kaput. war is over. Dusseldorf, Liège, Paris . Paris, 1945. Photograph by Roger Schall (1904-1995). Paris, musée Carnavalet. | © Roger Schall / Musée Carnavalet / Roger-Viollet
57695-9 DG
World War II. V-Day. US soldiers driving a car marked as "Kaput. war is over. Dusseldorf, Liège, [...]
Roger-Viollet | 354629 | The cinema Marignan  allied troop theater / under the auspices of the special service u.s. army / free for allied troop in uniform only , avenue des Champs-Elysées , Paris (8th arrondissement). 1945. Photograph by Roger Schall (1904-1995). Paris, musée Carnavalet. | © Roger Schall / Musée Carnavalet / Roger-Viollet
57693-20 DG
The cinema Marignan "allied troop theater / under the auspices of the special service u.s. army / [...]
Roger-Viollet | 361818 | Fashion. Women wearing coats, looking at a US soldier. Paris, 1945. Photograph by Roger Schall (1904-1995). Paris, musée Carnavalet. | © Roger Schall / Musée Carnavalet / Roger-Viollet
57692-2 DG
Fashion. Women wearing coats, looking at a US soldier. Paris, 1945. Photograph by Roger Schall [...]
Roger-Viollet | 555010 | World War II. Harlem in Montmartre, US soldiers in a café. Paris (18th arrondissement), 1945. Photograph by Roger Schall (1904-1995). Paris, musée Carnavalet. | © Roger Schall / Musée Carnavalet / Roger-Viollet
57694-1 DG
World War II. Harlem in Montmartre, US soldiers in a café. Paris (18th arrondissement), 1945. [...]
Roger-Viollet | 627003 | Brasserie  le Wepler  with a poster  liberation loan, lend money , entrance of the metro station  Clichy , place de Clichy. Paris. 1945. Photograph by Roger Schall (1904-1995). Paris, musée Carnavalet. | © Roger Schall / Musée Carnavalet / Roger-Viollet
57695-16 DG
Brasserie "le Wepler" with a poster "liberation loan, lend money", entrance of the metro station [...]
Roger-Viollet | 74647 | The Liberation of Paris - General Von Choltitz signs the surrender of Paris at the Préfecture de Police, Paris, August 25th 1944. Photograph by the SNCF (the French National Railway Company). Paris, musée Carnavalet. | © Musée Carnavalet / Roger-Viollet
57073-17 DG
The Liberation of Paris - General Von Choltitz signs the surrender of Paris at the Préfecture de [...]
Roger-Viollet | 80644 | World War II. Man and woman wearing helmets, setting up a barricade in front of a bakery selling specialities from the Beaujolais region, rue de la Huchette, in the Latin Quarter. Paris, August 1944. Paris, musée Carnavalet. | © Pierre Roughol / Musée Carnavalet / Roger-Viollet
57696-12 DG
World War II. Man and woman wearing helmets, setting up a barricade in front of a bakery selling [...]
Roger-Viollet | 576828 | World War II. Liberation of Paris. The armoured cars of the division led by Leclerc arriving rue Guynemer, August 25, 1944 | © Collection Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
339-6 DG
World War II. Liberation of Paris. The armoured cars of the division led by Leclerc arriving rue [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 849299 | World War II. General de Gaulle (1890-1970). Paris, Arc de triomphe, on August 26, 1944. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
4354-6 DG
World War II. General de Gaulle (1890-1970). Paris, Arc de triomphe, on August 26, 1944.
 
Roger-Viollet | 358451 | World War II. Liberation of Paris. Philippe Leclerc (1902-1947), French General, at the Arc de Triomphe, August 1944. | © Albert Harlingue / Roger-Viollet
4860-6 DG
World War II. Liberation of Paris. Philippe Leclerc (1902-1947), French General, at the Arc de [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 1019361 | World War II (1939-1945). Paris liberation. Resistance workers from the Rol-Tanguy team listening a transmitting/receiving set in the Denfert-Rochereau station. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
7079-1 DG
World War II (1939-1945). Paris liberation. Resistance workers from the Rol-Tanguy team listening a [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 825259 | World War II. Liberation of Paris, August 1944. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
13651-15 DG
World War II. Liberation of Paris, August 1944.
 
Roger-Viollet | 985588 | World War II. Liberation of Paris. Arrest of a collaborator at the Liberation. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
13803-1 DG
World War II. Liberation of Paris. Arrest of a collaborator at the Liberation.
Roger-Viollet | 618747 | World War II. Liberation of Paris. Allied soldiers handing out cigarettes. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
17552-10 DG
World War II. Liberation of Paris. Allied soldiers handing out cigarettes.
Roger-Viollet | 206577 | World War II. Liberation of Paris. Crowd gathered at the square of Notre-Dame to listen to the Te Deum, on August 26, 1944. | © LAPI / Roger-Viollet
18972-1 DG
World War II. Liberation of Paris. Crowd gathered at the square of Notre-Dame to listen to the Te [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 556621 | World War II. Liberation of Paris. Crowd, place de la Concorde place, waiting for the General De Gaulle to come by, on August 26, 1944. | © Pierre Jahan / Roger-Viollet
19794-5 DG
World War II. Liberation of Paris. Crowd, place de la Concorde place, waiting for the General De [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 986072 | World War II. Liberation of Paris. Citroën front-wheel drive of the French Forces of the Interior, on August 25, 1944. | © Pierre Jahan / Roger-Viollet
19858-11 DG
World War II. Liberation of Paris. Citroën front-wheel drive of the French Forces of the Interior, [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 811699 | US soldiers in front of a poster  Congratulations on a job well done , rue de la Paix. Paris (2nd arrondissement), 1945. Photograph by Roger Schall (1904-1995). Paris, musée Carnavalet. | © Roger Schall / Musée Carnavalet / Roger-Viollet
57694-16 DG
US soldiers in front of a poster "Congratulations on a job well done", rue de la Paix. Paris (2nd [...]
Roger-Viollet | 832669 | Young woman and US soldiers on a merry-go-round in front of the Moulin Rouge, place Blanche. Paris (9th arrondissement), 1945. Photograph by Roger Schall (1904-1995). Paris, musée Carnavalet. | © Roger Schall / Musée Carnavalet / Roger-Viollet
57692-4 DG
Young woman and US soldiers on a merry-go-round in front of the Moulin Rouge, place Blanche. Paris [...]
Roger-Viollet | 868027 | World War II. Group of US soldiers looking at the Eiffel Tower, at the Trocadéro. Paris (VIIth, XVIth arrondissements), 1945. Photograph by Roger Schall (1904-1995). Paris, musée Carnavalet. | © Roger Schall / Musée Carnavalet / Roger-Viollet
57694-15 DG
World War II. Group of US soldiers looking at the Eiffel Tower, at the Trocadéro. Paris (VIIth, [...]
Roger-Viollet | 402527 | Liberation of Paris. German civilians leaving with members of the OT (Organisation Todt). From August 12th to August 18th 1944. Photograph by the LAPI agency (Les Actualités Photographiques Internationales). Paris, musée Carnavalet. | © LAPI / Roger-Viollet
59961-14 DG
Liberation of Paris. German civilians leaving with members of the OT (Organisation Todt). From [...]
Roger-Viollet | 410938 | The Liberation of Paris. The Red Cross carrying a wounded soldier on place and boulevard Saint-Michel, 6th arrondissement. 1944. Photograph by the LAPI agency (Les Actualités Photographiques Internationales). Paris, musée Carnavalet. | © LAPI / Roger-Viollet
59961-13 DG
The Liberation of Paris. The Red Cross carrying a wounded soldier on place and boulevard [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 485000 | The Liberation of Paris. Place de la République before the surrender of the Prince Eugène barracks. 1944. Photograph by the LAPI agency (Les Actualités Photographiques Internationales). Paris, musée Carnavalet. | © LAPI / Roger-Viollet
59961-3 DG
The Liberation of Paris. Place de la République before the surrender of the Prince Eugène barracks. [...]
Roger-Viollet | 655351 | Liberation of Paris. Civilians hiding from rooftop shooters, place de la République, in front of the Hôtel Moderne, 10th arrondissement. August 26th, 1944. Photograph by the LAPI agency (Les Actualités Photographiques Internationales). Paris, musée Carnavalet. | © LAPI / Roger-Viollet
59961-17 DG
Liberation of Paris. Civilians hiding from rooftop shooters, place de la République, in front of [...]