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2 civilians looking at a Canadian bulldozer in Rue de Bayeux in the city of Caen, in the background, the 2 towers of the Abbaye aux Hommes - 10 July 1944. Approximately 35,000 citizens of Caen were rendered homeless after Allied bombing.

Rouen fin 1944 : le pont sur la Seine est détruit, tandis que la cathédrale, endommagée, est encore debout. Entre le fleuve et le monument, le quartier est rasé.

Inspiration: 80+ Amazing WWII Allied Propaganda Posters

Nazi motorcyclists pass through a destroyed town in France in 1940. (Deutsches Bundesarchiv/German Federal Archive)


41 Historic Photos That Are So Rare, You Might Have Missed Them

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Washington, D.C., circa 1919. "Walter Reed Hospital flu ward." One of the very few images in Washington-area photo archives documenting the influenza contagion of 1918-1919, which killed over 500,000 Americans and tens of millions around the globe. Most victims succumbed to bacterial pneumonia following influenza virus infection. Harris & Ewing

Dachau concentration camp in Dachau, Germany. You really can feel the spirits of the dead crying out.

Then and now... Port-en-Bessin (© Normandy WW2 Then & Now)

itshistory: Golden Gate Bridge opening day on May 27th, 1937. Source: More

Beatrix Potter gave us Jemima Puddle-Duck. She was also a pioneering female writer and artist.