French Prime Minister Edouard Daladier (second from right) and his cabinet of ministers returned from the Elysée Palace on September 2, 1939, after the decision on general mobilization was made.
Education Minister Jean Zey (first left) smiles triumphantly at the camera. The next day, September 3, 1939, England and France will declare war on Nazi Germany.
Location: Paris, France
Date: September 2, 1939