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

 

 

Aachen – Goerdelerstrasse

US infantrymen manning a barricade and scanning for enemy activity in Aachen, Germany, Goerderlerstrasse.
Then image: US Army
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

 

Aachen – Weißenburger Straße (2)

Refugees on the run in the city of Aachen in 1944, during the battle of the city.
Then image: US-Signal Corps / Deutsches Bundesarchiv , Bild 183-H26814
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

Aachen – Pastorplatz (3)

US soldiers of the 26th Infantry Regiment waiting for orders during street fighting in Aachen, Germany. October 1944.
Then image: ?
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel & Grace Kailuhu

Aachen – Adalbertsteinweg (6)

Machine gunners firing from a bomb crater in a street of the besieged Aachen in October 1944.
Then image:  US Signal Corps /  17895
Now imag: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

Aachen – Adalbertsteinweg (5)

Allied tanks at the Adalbertsteinweg going to the city center of Aachen during the battle for the city in 1944.
Then image: US Signal Corps / 17964
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

Aachen – Kaiserplatz

American Soldiers at the Kaiser Friedrich III statue on the Kaiserplatz
The angle is not perfect but I think the statue maybe changed position.
Then image: ?
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel