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There are many complaints about inaccuracies propagated via the Web

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To the members of the resistence, killed by Nazis
Image by moacirpdsp via Flickr

And I may have been an unwitting participant to this kind of questionable information about the past. I posted about a collection of images dating from Nazi oocupation time of Paris.

Most of those images showed almost normal Paris scenes with seemingly unthreatened citizenry going about their business in Nazi occupied Paris. It seems that the images have been hotly contested.

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Written by BobG in Dalian & Vancouver

2010/07/06 at 05:34

What did Paris look like under Nazi occupation between June 1940 and July 1944

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Nazi poster portraying Adolf Hitler.
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These images come from an exhibit (“Les Parisiens sous l’Occupation”) of Nazi propaganda photos of Paris life.

The first scene is Place de la Concorde. A German soldier is present on the far right of this image.

Then the inevitable parade down the Champs-Élysées:

Quite extraordinary!

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Written by BobG in Dalian & Vancouver

2009/08/01 at 12:11