Results 1 to 9 of 9

Normandy Lane. Then and Now.

Article about: These photo's were taken near Necy South East of Falaise. The destroyed German columns were seeking escape from what later became known as the Falaise Pocket. It's poigniant to note that som

  1. #1

    Default Normandy Lane. Then and Now.

    These photo's were taken near Necy South East of Falaise. The destroyed German columns were seeking escape from what later became known as the Falaise Pocket. It's poigniant to note that some vehicles were traveling up the road and others down giving the impression of confusion nobody knowing the best way to escape. It's believed that aircraft the dreaded Jabos knock it them out. Original photo's were taken 21st Aug 1944.
    LUCKYSTRIKE
    Click to enlarge the picture Click to enlarge the picture STUG.jpg   Picture 685.jpg  

    Wrecks.jpg   Pz IV site now.jpg  


  2. #2

    Default Re: Normandy Lane. Then and Now.

    Interesting photos Luck. The 'then and now' pics trip my trigger. I'd like to be there with the 'then' photo in my hand and let my imagination roam.

  3. #3

    Default Re: Normandy Lane. Then and Now.

    Again great stuff mate , realy injoy them , cheers Raymond

  4. #4

    Default Re: Normandy Lane. Then and Now.

    There was a guy (French I think) who did some amazing montages of then and now pics that were on the net a while, really amazing stuff.

  5. #5
    ?

    Default Re: Normandy Lane. Then and Now.

    WOW that Jagdpanther must have taken a direct hit to take the top off!!!
    Thanks for sharing those pic's . Very interesting!
    Semper Fi
    Phil

  6. #6

    Default Re: Normandy Lane. Then and Now.

    Quote by kilomikesierra1960 View Post
    There was a guy (French I think) who did some amazing montages of then and now pics that were on the net a while, really amazing stuff.
    I remember those pictures, could only find this on google though:

    Normandy 1944. Then and Now (204 pics)

    Normandy 1944: Photographs - Then and Now

  7. #7
    ?

    Default Re: Normandy Lane. Then and Now.

    Excellent links , thank you.
    The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )

    1st July 1916

    Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
    Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
    Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
    Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
    We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
    But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader

    House Carles at the Battle of Hastings

  8. #8

    Default Re: Normandy Lane. Then and Now.

    I found the montages; As described in a story from the Daily Mail, Dutch historian Jo Teeuwisse discovered 300 negatives in a flea market and began to research the sites of the photos. This photo shows soldiers on Avenue de Paris in Cherbourg in 1944. There is only ten dairly amazing pics, it would be interesting to find out if he did all 300 of them, if that was even possible.

    Photo montage shows Europe's past blending with present | Photo Gallery - Yahoo! News

  9. #9

    Default Re: Normandy Lane. Then and Now.

    Apologies to Jo, it is a "her" ;-)

    A Google page of images;

    Jo Teeuwisse - Google Search

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •