Aachen – Triererstrasse

While civilians leave the city of Aachen, An M10 tank enters Aachen, 1944 during the battle of the city.
Then image: ?
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

Aachen – Adalbertsteinweg (3)

American machine gunners fire down the Adalbertsteinweg in Aachen during the attack of the city in 1944.
Then image: US signal Corps
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Aachen – Pastorplatz (2)

Me and a GI at the Pastorplatz in Aachen looking at “Feind Hört Mit” graffiti then in 1944 and in 2021.
Then image: ?
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel & Grace Kailuhu

Aachen – Pastorplatz (1)

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

Aachen – Theaterplatz

German soldiers, the last to capitulate when the city of Aachen surrendered to U.S. forces, marching at the Theaterplatz. Note the skeleton propped against wall at left.
Then image: ?
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

Aken – Gasborn

Just near my hotel I discovered this photo of an antitank gun in the Gasborn Strasse, , during the assault of Aachen, in October 1944. Any more info is welcome.
Then image: Aachen Stadarchiv.
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

 

Heeze – Heezerenbosch

A carrier crew of 8th Rifle Brigade hands out chocolate to Dutch civilians during the advance of 11th Armoured Division in Holland, 22 September 1944.
Then image: © IWM B 10245
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

Maastricht – Grote Straat

American soldiers of the Hickory Division with POW’s in the streets of Maastricht after taking the city in 1944.
Then image: ??
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Noorbeek – Dorpstraat

September 12th, 1944, soldiers of the American army enter the village of Noorbeek,
in the Nederlands.
Then image: ?
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

Maastricht – Maastrichter Heidenstraat (1)

The inhabitants of Maastricht welcome the liberators from the Old Hickory Division into their city, in 1944.
Then image: ??
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel