Ernest Hemingway — The Liberation of Paris & The Ritz — August 1944

“ When the French had finally finished off that particular German obstruction with some well - placed artillery shells, Hemingway and Pelkey set off again to liberate Paris…”

Hemingway with a group of officers and correspondents heading for Paris.

When Generals de Gaulle and Leclerc met in the Chateau de Rambouillet on the evening of Wednesday August 23rd, 1944, they knew time was not on their side, and that if they…