Sainte-Mère-Église (6)

US 82nd Airborne Troops in action near the Church in Sainte-Mère-Église Normandy.
Then image: ??
Now image: www.nowstalgia.eu / Cor Sleutel

Sainte-Mère-Eglise (5)

June 10, 1944: members of the 505th and 507th PIR near to a store at the rue du Carentan (today rue du General-De-Gaulle).
Then image: ??
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.eu / Cor Sleutel

Saint-Maire-Du-Mont (4)

June 7, 1944: In the square at Saint-Maire-du-Mont, Easy Company paratroopers
(front l-r) Forrest Guth, Frank Mellet, David Morris, Daniel West, Floyd Talbert and
C.T. Smith pose with infantrymen from the army’s 4th divsion.
Then image: Walter Gordon (easy company)
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Carentan – Rue Holgate (4)

Allied Soldiers including paratroopers of the 101st Airborne division resting at an aidestation at the Rue Holgate, Carentan, Normany during Operation Overlord in 1944.
Then image: LIFE
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Sainte-Mère-Eglise (4)

During the Normandy invasion, 30 paratroopers landed in the town of Sainte-Mère-Eglise , including 20 on the church square. On 7th June at noon, reinforcement troops, who had landed on Utah Beach were there to clear Sainte-Mere-Eglise.
Then image: ?
Now image: www.nowstalgia.eu / Cor Sleutel

Carentan – Rue 101ème Airborne

Soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division in Carentan, 1944 at the junction of Rue Holgate and Rue 101ème Airborne.
Then image: US Army
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Saint-Maire-Du-Mont (2)

101st Airborne troops march through the town of Sainte-Marie-du-Mont during Operation Overlord, June 1944. It was the first town liberated during this operation.
Then image: US Army Signal Corps
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Sainte-Mère-Église (3)

Street scene in St. Mere Eglise after its capture by the US Army 10 June 1944.
Then image: ??
Now image: WW2 Then in Now, Cor Sleutel

Sainte-Mère-Eglise (2)

Besides the aidstation of Sainte-Mère-Eglise, June 1944 a little mother or grandmother is passing by.
Then image: ?
Now image: WW2 Then in Now, Cor Sleutel

Carentan – Rue Holgate (3)

Carentan, Rue Holgate 45, two American soldiers are resting in the park of the hospital, between June 28 and July 13th 1944.
Then image: Life magazine
(educational and non commercial use only)
Now image: WW2 Then in Now, Cor Sleutel