Here is a fascinating study of history during World War II versus today. Peter Macdiarmid has taken photographs of locations in France and England to match with archive images taken before, during and after the D-day landings. The Allied invasion to liberate mainland Europe from Nazi occupation during the Second World War took place on 6 June 1944. Operation Overlord was the largest seaborne invasion in military history, with more than 156,000 Allied troops storming the beaches of France
You can view the “then and now” photos at http://goo.gl/KzBt95. The first photos you see will be those taken in 1944. Click on a photo to see the image taken 70 years later.