National Geographic : 1945 Apr
The National Geographic Magazine c) National geographic Society Kodachrome, U. S. Army, Official On Holiday from K Rations, GI's Sample a Pushcart's Ices at Notre Dame They stand on Ile de la Cite, river-island heart of the city in Roman times. History-soaked, the Ile made news again in August, 1944, as Parisians battled Germans there. On the following Thanksgiving Day, the Cathedral celebrated Mass for 3,000 Americans. Intact, the famous gargoyles still lean over the balustrade.