Vettweiss – Gereonstrasse

American soldiers gather together in the Gereonstrasse and taking a break after heaving fighting in the Hurtgenwald, March 1945.
Then image: ?
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

Euskirchen – Bahnhofstrasse

American M26 “Pershing” of the 9th Armored Regiment cautiously moving through the streets of Euskirchen near the railway station, march-april 1945.
Then image: ?
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

Vettweiss – Am Graben (2)

Soldiers of US 1 Infantry Division read the slogan “Sieg oder Chaos” or “Victory or Chaos” in the village of Vettweiss, March 1945.
Then image: US Army Archiv – J. Joentgen
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

 

Vettweiss – Am Graben (1)

Nazi Slogan on Haus “Monig” in Vettweiss. The slogan reads: Being Silent helps to win!
There were more of these slogans in Vettweiss and one is still visible today. This one is not there anymore.
Then image: US Army Archiv – J. Joentgen
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel