Würselen – Scherbergerstraße

Würselen, PFC Herman G. Bulau im Haus, Scherberger Str. 45.
Then image: US Signal Corps
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

Aachen – Kaiserplatz (2)

Major General William Simpson and Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery touring the city of Aachen, Germany, 31 Dec 1944. Ten weeks earlier, Aachen became the first city inside Germany to be occupied by the Allies.
Then image: IWM
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

Aachen – Reichsweg

German refugees are taken into safety by an allied soldier over the railway line near to Rothe Erde.
Note: This was the best I could do. The railwayline is quite steep and normally not accesible for a photo.
Then image: ?
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

Aachen – Adalbertsteinweg (8)

German refugees at the Adalbertsteinweg are taking into safety  by an american soldier during the Battle of Aachen.
Then image: ?
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

Aachen – Aachener Dom

American Soldiers inside the Aachener Dom, October 1944. When I was there last year I discovered after I was back home again that the 1944 image was mirrored. So when I was back in again i took the photo at the correct spot.
Then image: ?
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

Aachen

American Soldiers patrol through the city of Aachen during the battle for the city.
Then image:
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

Aachen – Elzassstraße

On October 15, 1944, during the fierce battle in Aachen, Germany, an M2A1 half-track armored vehicle of the US anti-tank company dragged the door M1A3 57mm anti-tank gun forward in the Elzassstraße.
Then image: ?
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

Aachen – Adalbertsteinweg / Oranienstraße (2)

5 years ago I posted this private in conversation with HQ during the battle of Aachen in 1944 at the corner of Adalbertsteinweg junction Oranienstraße. This is the second frame of this same location.
Then image: ??
Now image: WW2 Then in Now, Cor Sleutel

Aachen – Adalbertsteinweg (7)

Following a preliminary softening up by Artillery Tank destroyers and the Ninth Air Force Dive Bombers, infantrymen advance into aachen from the Bahnhof Rothe Erde.
Then image: ?
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

Würselen – Kerzeleyweg

Soldiers from the 29th Infantry Division, 116th Infantry regiment in streets of
Würselen, near Aachen 16 October 1944.
Then image: US Signal Corps
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel – G.E. Kailuhu