Monday, October 3, 2011

Then-and-Now Pictures of World War II with Google Street View

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.

Parisians scatter for cover as a sniper fires in the place De La Concorde, August 1944.

Crossing a damaged bridge in Cherbourg, July 1944.

Allied soldiers on Omaha Beach in Normandy, June 1944.

American soldiers march past the Colosseum in Rome, June 1944.

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