Ghosts of Time: 39 Incredible Then & Now WWII Pictures

 
Omaha Beach, 1944-2015
 
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This haunting collection of images takes us on a journey across the years, combining historical photographs with their modern-day settings.

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US troops inspect a Knocked-out German 4.7 cm PaK(t) auf Panzerkampfwagen 35R(f) self-propelled gun, near Le Molay-Littry, France 20 June 1944 -2015
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A knocked out Sherman tank,Villiers Bocage June 1944 – 2015
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New arrivals: In the days and weeks following D-Day,more US troops arrive on Utah beach 1944 – 2015
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Passing through: Members of the 101st airborne passing through Sainte Marie du Mont June 1944 – 2015
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Joyful greetings: US troops move inland through Colleville sur Mer June 1944 – 2015
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A French civilian takes time to chat to a US soldier, Mont Saint Michel 1944 – 2015
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Men of the Durham Light Infantry, 49th (West Riding) Division alongside a knocked-out German Tiger tank from the 3rd Company of SS Heavy Tank Battalion in Rauray, during Operation ‘Epsom’, 28 June 1944 – 2015
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German soldiers at the gate of Fort de Boncelles in Belgium, May 1940 – 2015.
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Universal carriers and motorcycles driving inland from Arromanches during the build-up of Allied reinforcements in the bridgehead, 22 June 1944 -2015 (in reality its Route du Débarquement Saint-Côme-de-Fresné)
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German and US medics await the arrival of injured personnel, Aid station #2 St Mere Eglise
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A US patrol in the area of Cherbourg Harbour station 1944 – 2015
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Firefighters and other emergency personnel respond to the crash of a B-29 prototype at the Frye Meat Packing Plant,Seattle . A total of 32 died on the plane and in the fire. Feb 1943 – 2015 (the present building was built on the same footings as the original)
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Dancing Engineers: A GI entertaining his mates,from the Engineer Special Brigade,Weymouth seafront, June 1944 – 2015
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On home ground: The Regiment de la Chaudiere in front of Canada House speaking with French civilians June 1944 – 2015