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Pix from then and now - the longest day.

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  1. empip

    empip

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    Some recent pix in contrast to the scene during and after the 'longest day'.
    http://map.tinyurl.com/y5a25yjv

    Amazing how some buildings have survived.
    See the trellis, expanding security doors/gates on the right of the image for
    Rue Saint-Pierre, Caen, Normandy, France - In remarkable condition considering the surrounding mayhem - guessing, indirect blasts just blow through them.
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  2. Vinty

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    Very poignant, however the end of WW2 didn't begin with D day it had already begun with the Nazi retreat from Russia.
     

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