Summer Before the War: Paris, 1939 [12 Pics]

Paris right before WW2

Jan 26 2013

At the brink of WW2, a LIFE Magazine photographer photographed the city. I wonder if anyone knew what was about to unravel in the next five years.

Paris right before WW2

Paris right before WW2

Paris right before WW2

Paris right before WW2

Paris right before WW2

Paris right before WW2

Paris right before WW2

Paris right before WW2

Paris right before WW2

Paris right before WW2

Paris right before WW2

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