Florence – Ponte Vecchio

View of the damage to the Ponte Vecchio from the east. The German forces destroyed all of the bridges over the River Arno with the exception of the Ponte Vecchio before evacuating Florence on 11 August 1944.
Then image: © IWM TR 2293
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Florence – Piazzale Michelangelo (2)

German soldiers posing with the beautiful view of Florence in the background on the Piazzale Michelango just before the Battle of Florence start in 1944.
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Florence – Piazzale Michelangelo (1)

In June 1944 a German Paratrooper on a motorbike is enjoying the view of Florence.
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Now image:  www.NOWstalgia.EU / L. van den Broek

Bocholt – Neustraße

Archer 17-pdr self-proplled guns drive through the ruins of Bocholt, 30 March 1945.
Then image: © IWM BU 2864
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Sainte-Mère-Église (7)

US 82nd Airborne 505th PIR Aid Station 2 in Sainte-Mère-Église during Operation Overlord in June 1944.
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Vught – Beresteijnstraat

Canadian Sherman V “ARAMIS II”, Vught, Northern Brabant, The Netherlands, 5 December 1944.
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Rome – Piazza del Populo (2)

American troops in Piazza del Popolo, Rome, Italy, Jun 1944
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Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / M. Staats

Rome – Via dei Fori Imperiali

Panther Ausf A “215” of the Panzer-Regiment 4 Rome 1944.
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Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / J. Dortmundt

Rome – Colosseum (4)

British soldiers visit the Colosseum while on leave in Rome, June 1944.
Then image: © IWM TR 1960
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Oosterum – Monseigneur Hanssenstraat

British liberators crossing the railwayline in the devasted streets of Oosterum,
The Netherlands, 18 October 1944.
Then image: Oorlog en Herstel Noordlimburg 194-1950
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