72 years on, it’s still a joyful memory
Mary Kemper/Staff Writer
Seventy-two years ago this week, the Allies of World War II swept triumphantly into Paris and liberated the city. Throngs of joyful French citizens flooded the streets, cheering wildly and pelting the soldiers with flowers, kisses, and of course, wine.
A lot of things went on behind the scenes ahead of that happy event, and even on the first day, many civilians lost their lives. But as everyone knows, the Allied juggernaut could not be stopped.