Honsfeld (2)

Troops of the 12th Volksgrenadier Division strip boots and other equipment from the bodies of dead U.S. soldiers at the crossroads at Honsfield, Belgium, west of Losheimergraben.
Then image: Wikimedia
Original Source: U.S. National Archives (RG 242)
Now image: Cor Sleutel, www.nowstalgia.eu

Sicily – Trecastagni

Back to Sicily: Universal carriers of 2nd Wiltshire Regiment pass through Trecastagni, 9 August 1943. The image is not taken in Pedara as stated with the old image but in Trecastagni.
Then image: Imperial War Museum
Author : Loughlin (Sgt), No 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit
Copyright: Free domain
Now image: WW2 Then in Now, Cor Sleutel

Eeklo (4)

Back to Eeklo: Column of Panzerjäger “Marder III” (Type M); PK 694, Eeklo, Belgium, 1943/1944
Then image: Bundesarchiv, Bild
Photographer: Kurth
Now image: WW2 Then in Now, Cor Sleutel

Battapaglia – Via Roma

Two days after taking Battipaglia, Italy, the commander of Operation Avalanche, General Clark visited the town with airforce commander of the Middle Sea General Sir Arthur Tedder. Check the yellow building, that’s the connection with the past.
Then image: USNA
Now image: WW2 Then in Now, Cor Sleutel

Eeklo (3)

Column of Panzerjäger “Marder III” (Type M); PK 694, Eeklo, Belgium, 1943/1944
Then image: Bundesarchiv, Bild
Photographer: Kurth
Now image: WW2 Then in Now, Cor Sleutel
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Brugge – Jan van Eykplein

Last week me (with the hat) and and some friends were in Brugge and met some German guys at the Jan van Eyckplein and we made this photo.
Then image: http://www.knack.be
© Collectie Soma Brussel (non commercial use only)
Now image: WW2 Then in Now, Jeroen Dortmundt

Eeklo (2)

Sd. Kfz 7 mit Flakgun in Eeklo, Belgium, 1944.
Then image: http://meetjesland1940.be/
Original Source: German Federal Archives?
Now image: WW2 Then in Now, Cor Sleutel

Eeklo (1)

Pz.Kpfw. V “Panther” Ausf. A, “Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler” in Eeklo, Belgium in 1944.
Then image: http://meetjesland1940.be/
Original Source: German Federal Archive
Now image: WW2 Then in Now, Cor Sleutel, 2 March 2018

Haarlem – Zijlvest

Canadian armytruck at the Zijlvest, Haarlem 8 May 1945
Then image: Noord-Hollands Archief
Inventarisationumber: NL-HlmNHA_54008056
Creator: Bosen, Franciscus Wilhelmus Josephus (Frans) (1891-1949)
Now image: WW2 Then in Now, Cor Sleutel

Hermanville sur Mer (4)

A Universal Carrier fitted with deep wading screens and motorcyclists of British 3rd Division in La Brèche d’Hermanville, 6 June 1944.
Then image: © IWM (B 5038)
Creator:No. 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, Mapham, James
Now image: WW2 Then in Now, Cor Sleutel