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Liberation of Alsace

The liberation of the Alsace happened in stages. Logistical difficulties, broken terrain, stubborn German resistance, and differences among Allied commanders meant that fighting to liberate the region took many weeks.

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Lee Miller

During the Second World War, the American Lee Miller was one of the few female photographers accredited as war correspondent for the U.S. Army. For Vogue magazine she travelled to the Front on the European mainland where she made several impressive pictures.