YANK MAGAZINE correspondents Allan Ecker and Howard Katzander had a rough assignment when they were given the task of writing about that day in Paris when the word hit the street that the Germans had thrown in the towel.
"It wasn't as exciting as Liberation Day, but all over the city people sang, kissed each other and paraded through the streets."
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