August 25, 1944 (Friday)
General de Gaulle enters Paris.
DE GAULLE ENTERS PARIS. German garrison, Cdr.-General von Choltilz, surrenders in leftluggage office of Montparnasse Station, after openly disobeying Hitler ‘s orders to destroy city.
3rd Byelorussian Front captures Tartu (Estonia).
HMS Warspite bombards Brest.
RUMANIA DECLARES WAR ON GERMANY.
FINNS BEGIN PEACE NEGOTIATIONS WITH RUSSIANS.
Agreements signed between Britain, France and USA concerning civil administration of liberated territory.