Rome – Piazza Venezia

Tiger tank in Rome in 1944 before the monument of Victor Emanuel II at the Piazza Venezia.
Then image: ??
Now image: www.nowstalgia.eu / Cor Sleutel

Rome – Via di Ripetta

German tanks in Rome, near Piazza del Populo probably in 1943 or 1944.
Then image: ?
Now image: www.nowstalgia.eu / Cor Sleutel


 

Florence – Via Mazetta / Via Romana

Sherman tank of the 20th Armoured Regiment with troops from New Zealand entering Florence at the corner of the Via Mazetta and the Via Romana. Not the perfect angle but still doable.
Then image: George Kay (ATL)
Now image: www.nowstalgia.eu


 

Geilenkirchen – Konrad-Adenauer-Straße

A M26 Pacific truck tractor of the 464 Ordnance Evacuation Company dragging a German Panther tank in Geilenkirchen around November 1944.
Then image: USNA
Now image: www.nowstalgia.eu / Cor Sleutel

Aachen – Adalbertsteinweg

American soldiers during the Battle of Aachen before the Courthouse at the Adalbertsteinweg in 1944.
Then image: US Army
Now image: www.nowstalgia.eu / Cor Sleutel
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#ww2thenandnow #soldier #adalbertsteinweg
#aachen #aken #travel #travelphotography
#battle #battlefield

Gillrath – Pfarrer-Lowis-Straße

A German officer captured by British troops during operations at Gillrath in the
Pfarrer-Lowis-Straße , 5 December 1944.
Then image: © IWM (BU 1408)
Now image: www.nowstalgia.eu / Cor Sleutel
#ww2 #worldwar2 #nustalgienl #geilenkirchen
#gillrath #operationclipper


Carentan – Rue 101ème Airborne

Soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division in Carentan, 1944 at the junction of Rue Holgate and Rue 101ème Airborne.
Then image: US Army
Now image: www.nowstalgia.eu / Cor Sleutel
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#paratroopers #bandofbrothers #carentan
#normandy #soldiers #dday #operationoverlord


Saint-Maire-Du-Mont (2)

101st Airborne troops march through the town of Sainte-Marie-du-Mont during Operation Overlord, June 1944. It was the first town liberated during this operation.
Then image: US Army Signal Corps
Now image: www.nowstalgia.eu / Cor Sleutel
#nustalgienl #ww2 #worldwar2 #operationoverlord
#dday #airborne #paratroopers
#101stairborne #bandofbrothers

Creully – Place Edmond Pailleud

#crusader gun tractor in the streets of #Creully#Normandy in 1944.
Then image: https://www.dday-overlord.com
Now image: www.nowstalgia.eu / Cor Sleutel
#worldwar2 #war #nustalgienl
#nowstalgia #operationoverlord #dday
#ww2 #crusadertank #tank

Impruneta – Piazza Buondelmonti

A column of tanks from the center of Impruneta hoping to breakthrough into Florence on the 3rth of Augustus 1944.
Then image: IWM (sgt Johnsson)
Now image: www.nowstalgia.eu / Cor Sleutel
#ww2 #nustalgienl #florence #impruneta
#princealfredguards #Kimberlyregiment
#tank #ww2thenandnow #thenandnow