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
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Eeklo (3)

Column of Panzerjäger “Marder III” (Type M); PK 694, Eeklo, Belgium, 1943/1944
Then image: Bundesarchiv, Bild
Photographer: Kurth
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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?
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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)
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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
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Sainte-Mère-Église (3)

Street scene in St. Mere Eglise after its capture by the US Army 10 June 1944.
Then image: ??
Now image: WW2 Then in Now, Cor Sleutel

Malmedy – Chemin Rue

Battle of the Bulge: Allied Soldiers in Malmedy at Chemin Rue in 1944.
Then image: ?
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Haarlem – Kenaupark

Commissioner of the police A.W. van der Burgt at the Kenaupark, Haarlem in June 1942.
Then image: Noord Hollands Archief
Archive: NL-HlmNHA_54007943
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