D-Day: From the Past to the Present in Photos

Here’s an amazing slide show that compares photos from D-Day to recent photos. Using the same location, perspective, and scale, the photo’s show how things have changed, and in some cases remained the same, over the past 70 years.

Click on this link, and when the slidewhow opens, click on the WWII picture to see the modern view.

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June 1944: Boats full of US troops wait to leave Weymouth to take part in Operation Overlord.

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5 April 2014: A view of the harbour of the English town today. This location was used as a launching place for Allied troops participating in the invasion of Nazi-occupied France on D-day.

Photographs by Galerie Bilderwelt/Getty and Peter Macdiarmid/Getty

HT to The Silicon Graybeard for finding these photos.

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