Strasbourg – Cathédrale Notre Dame (3)

A German soldier stands in the tower of the cathedral, gazing down upon the captured French city of Strasbourg on July 15, 1940. Adolf Hitler visited the city in June of 1940, declaring plans for the Strasbourg Cathedral, stating that it should become a “national sanctuary of the German people.”
Then image: AP Photo
Now Photo: WW2 Then in Now, Cor Sleutel

Strasbourg – Palais Rohan

During the war in 1943, the Germans exhibited these tanks before the Palais Rohan to the Strasbourg population.
Then image: ?
Now image: WW2 Then in Now, Cor Sleutel

Strasbourg – Cathédrale Notre Dame (2)

Hitler and his entourage in the Cathédrale Notre Dame in 1940 when he did a nostalic tour when visiting the Western front.
Then image: ??
Now image: WW2 Then in Now, Cor Sleutel

Strasbourg – Cathédrale Notre Dame

Hitler visits the Cathedrale Notre Dame the Strasbourg in 1940, when he was visiting the western front.
Then image: ??
Now image: WW2 Then in Now, Cor Sleutel

Strasbourg – Place Kleber

On the Place Kléber, in Strasbourg, German prisoners clear the cobblestones that appeared to be barricades. Sherman tanks in the background belong to the 3rd squadron of the 12th RCA (African Fighter Regiment) which took part in the liberation of the city i November 1944.
Then image: http://www.ecpad.fr
Source: SCA-ECPAD, Reference: TERRE-339-L8179
(non commercial use only)
Photograpy: Jacques Beling – Ronald Lennad

Strasbourg – Place de la Republique

Germans soldiers marching at the Place de la Republique in Strasbourg.
Then image: ?
Now image: WW2 Then in Now, Cor Sleutel