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1952 Press Photo Police carry demonstrator from a street corner in Paris

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Five policemen were injured and 184 persons were arrested in Paris Friday night, as a result of Communist-led demonstrations protesting the soon-due arrival of General Matthew Ridgway, named to take over as Supreme Allied Commander from retiring General Eisenhower. The demonstrations took place despite the fact that Gen. Ridgway is not due to arrive in Paris until Tuesday, May 27th. In photo at right, police carry another demonstrator from a street corner.

Photo measures 7 x 9.25 inches.

Photo is dated 5-25-1952.

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