"Is Paris Burning?"
|1. "Is Paris Burning?" |
(Adolf Hitler, August 1944)
|2. View of Paris from the Tour de Montparnasse|
|3. View of Paris from the Eiffel Tower|
|4. Gothic architecture of Notre Dame de Paris|
General Dietrich von Choltitz, German Military Governor of Paris surrenders and orders all remaining German troops in the city to put down their arms. After four years of German Occupation Paris is once more free. In Germany, Adolf Hitler asks the question "Is Paris Burning?" The reasons why Paris was not burning are the basis of the book by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre [Photograph No. 1].
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