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Friday, September 9, 2016

The Allied invasion as you've never seen it before: Stunning colorized photographs show battle-torn France in the aftermath of D-Day

Any men in these photos who still live are those feeble, doddering elderly veterans that many silly people laugh at when watching them walking slowly. Little do they know. TD
Previously black and white images have been colorized bringing to life key moments at the end of WWII
Photos show E-Company in Hitler's private residence after storming the Austrian town of Obersalzberg


  • Images also document the D-Day landing on Normandy beach and liberation day in Northern France

  • UK Daily Mail  "Striking color pictures have brought the struggle and victory of the Second World War's Western Front into the twenty-first century. 

  • "The images from June 1944 show USS LST-388 landing at Normandy Beach, US Army forces making a desperate bid to fight German forces on Utah Beach and marching through Po Valley.
    "Other amazing shots from under a year later show members of America's E-Company celebrating victory over the Nazis in Hitler's private residence in the Bavarian mountains as well as France during Liberation Day.
    "The wartime photographs were colorized by American emergency medical technician Jared Enos, 19, from North Kingstown, Rhode Island.
    " 'Some of the most famous, inspiring, and harrowing stories come from the Western Front,' he said.
    " 'I really wanted to capture the people in this collection, to allow you to glimpse into the past and think, 'What could have been going through their mind at a moment like this.'



  • Two color guards and color bearers of the Japanese-American 442nd Combat Team, stand to attention in the Bruyeres area, France, on November 12 1944.  The regiment was a fighting unit composed almost entirely of American soldiers of Japanese ancestry. In total around 14,000 Japanese-Americans fought in World War II
    Two color guards and color bearers of the Japanese-American 442nd Combat Team, stand to attention in the Bruyeres area, France, on November 12 1944.  The regiment was a fighting unit composed almost entirely of American soldiers of Japanese ancestry. In total around 14,000 Japanese-Americans fought in World War II

    A shell fired by a 88 mm gun explodes on Utah Beach during the landing on June 6, 1944. The target 50-mile stretch of the Normandy coast was divided into five sectors: Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and Sword Beach. Up to 9,000 Germans and some 6,000 Allied forces died during the fighting 
    A shell fired by a 88 mm gun explodes on Utah Beach during the landing on June 6, 1944. The target 50-mile stretch of the Normandy coast was divided into five sectors: Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and Sword Beach. Up to 9,000 Germans and some 6,000 Allied forces died during the fighting 

    Video and photos at the link.
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