Here are some WW2 era pictures from The Atlantic, placed along with the equivalent view today in Google Street View. Amazing how little things seem to have changed in some of them, over the past 65 years.
American soldiers march along the Champs-Elysees in August 1944, with the Arc de Triomphe.
Crossing a damaged bridge in Cherbourg, July 1944.
Allied soldiers on Omaha Beach in Normandy, June 1944.