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Today in World War II History—August 22, 1944

French resistance fighter Simone Segouin (nom de guerre Nicole Minet) posing with a MP 40 submachine gun in Paris, 23 Aug 1944 (US Army Signal Corps photo)
French resistance fighter Simone Segouin (nom de guerre Nicole Minet) posing with a MP 40 submachine gun in Paris, 23 Aug 1944 (US Army Signal Corps photo)

75 Years Ago—August 22, 1944: French resistance controls all public buildings in Paris.

US flight nurses arrive in southern France and begin air evacuation to Italy.