WW2 War Diary for Friday, August 25, 1944:
DE GAULLE ENTERS PARIS. German garrison, Cdr.-General von Choltilz, surrenders in leftluggage office of Montparnasse Station, after openly disobeying Hitler’s orders destroying the city.
ROMANIA DECLARES WAR ON GERMANY.
FINNS BEGIN PEACE NEGOTIATIONS WITH RUSSIANS.
Agreements signed between Britain, France and USA concerning civil administration of liberated territory.