What Change 80 Years Can Bring...
The rest of the world knows it as the invasion of Normandy. Normandy today is a quiet coastal area, the signs of the worst war ever to visit humanity are hidden between the cracks of history, and the towns and villages of this area continue on.
Time Travel Back 122 Years to the Beaches of France
Savor this rare footage of people spending quality time on beaches of Étretat and Le Tréport in Normandy, France. The video is believed to have been shot sometime between 1896 and 1906. Notice how different the world looked! Spend a Relaxing Day at the Beach in France… In 1899!
Travel Back in Time to June 6, 1944. What Did it Look Like?
The Invasion of Normandy, code-named Operation Overlord, was a turning point event in the course of World War II.
WW2 Changed These Places Greatly. How Do They Look Now?
Normandy Beach Invasion of Normandy took place on June 6th 1944 to July 1944. A beautiful sunset over Normandy today. 8. Anzio The battle of Anzio was fought on January 22nd 1944 to June 5th 1944. A beach along Anzio, Italy. 9.
I'd Never Heard of This Artist - Now I'll Never Forget Him
Click on images to enlarge Cottage by the River Summer, Beaumont-le-Roge Market Place, Rouen The Blue Cottage La Risle a Beaumont-le-Roger The Long Cottage Summer Garden Summer Morning Goupilliere, France A River in Normandy A Canal in Venice Apple Blossoms Riverside Farm Pont del Angelo, Venice Pink
Come See Mont Saint Michel as Birds Do
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is a tidal island and mainland commune in Normandy, France. It is one of the most beautiful man-made places in the world, something you will notice as you fly above it and see it from a bird's eye view. Enjoy this gorgeous video celebrating the unique beauty of this place.
Watch a D-Day Veteran Take Another Trip on His WWII Plane
At the ripe old age of 92, World War II paratrooper, Les Cruise, is one of the last living veterans who made the daring parachute jump into Normandy on D-Day.
The Warlike People Who Changed European History Forever
Normandy means “land of the Norsemen” The Siege of Paris, 885 In the late 9th century, a great Danish army laid siege to Paris and were consequently bribed away by the Frankish king, but one of the Norse chieftains was given an even greater bribe: a kingdom of his own for the price of nominal fealty
I Can't Get Enough of Breathtaking Bird's Eye Photos!
Michel, Normandy, France Tahaa, French Polynesia Glorieta Rodolfo Sanchez Taboada, Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico Le Mans, France Al Marmoun Camel Racetrack, Dubai, United Arab Emirates [related_articles] Xiwei Reservoir, Zoucheng, Shandong, China Sofia, Bulgaria Dhaka, Bangladesh Maringa, Parana, Brazil
The Passage of Time...
Normandy during WWII vs. now. San Francisco - 100 years apart Some actors never change... Shanghai - Then and now Graduation From the first logo to now : The Passage of Time... photos, fascinating, time, passage of time Everything passes. Time waits for no man, and nothing ever stays the same.
15 Infrastructural Wonders That Will Take Your Breath Away
Normandy Bridge ( Pont De Normandie ), France Image source: Reddit 2. Tuned Mass Damper of Taipei 101. A tuned mass damper is a device mounted in structures to prevent damage or structural failure by vibration.
If You Shop at Costco, Look Out for These Deals!
Frozen Normandy Vegetables Before you start thinking that all the deals at Costco involve meat, check this one out. The Normandy vegetable blend contains broccoli and cauliflower florets, baby carrots, and sliced yellow carrots.
Hark Back to Old Paris WIth These Beautiful Paintings
Michel - Notre Dame Été au Jardin Le Tricot A Little River Near Paris The Ferryman Concarneaux in Bretagne Interieur, effet de lampe Le Pecheur au Riviere (Crécy-en-Brie) Soir d’Hiver [related_articles] Copper Pots Little Village in Normandy Gathering Twigs in Winter Images all sourced from Rehs Galleries
Before They Get Busy, Visit These Stunning Cruise Ports
[related_articles] Vernon, France One of the many highlights on Tauck's Paris-to-Normandy voyages is Vernon. This is about a 10-minute drive from Giverny, where Claude Monet's home and its famous garden are located.
These Vintage Photos Shed Light on Life in the Early 1900s
The sinking of the ocean liner, SS Normandie on 9 February 1942 at New York City’s pier 88. Source 2. A 16-year-old Arnold Schwarzenegger at his first body-building competition. Source [related_articles] 3. Impressive catch by the fishermen of the Volga river in Russia, 1924. Source 4.
A Moment in History: The Ghost Army that Scared the Nazis!
In May of 1944, the 23 rd arrived in Britain and took part in deceiving the Germans into thinking that the D-Day invasion had begun in Pas-de-Calais, rather than Normandy.
A Stroll Back in Time - Fascinating Historical Photos!
During world war II, an English brewery contributed a large amont of fresh beer for the soldiers fighting in Normandy. To get them the barrels of beer, they exchanged the bombs under a spitfire plane with the barrels. The flight at 12,000 feet was perfect for keeping the drink cool.
Come Visit Neverland, Michael Jackson’s Majestic Home
The Normandy style main house is 12,000 square feet and is ideally located between the estate’s two lakes. It features 6 bedrooms and staff quarters. The property also features 2 guest houses. Jackson's former two-story arcade.
10 Marvelous Nature Spots That Are Too Beautiful For Words
Côte d'Albâtre, France Source The White Cliffs of Normandy are spectacular. The chalk-white Alabaster Coast stretches for 80 miles and rises up to 100 meters high. 8.
These Photos Prove How Weird Our World Has Always Been
Captured in June 1944, an English brewery delivers kegs of beer to troops fighting in Normandy. 10. Women wearing bathing suits in the 1920s. 11. Two military officers wearing "sound finders," designed to detect the direction of approaching enemy planes. 12.
6 Toughest Viking Warriors Who Left Indelible Imprints
Rollo of Normandy: Image Source: Wikimedia Commons Gaange Rolf (born around 860 AD) was a Viking chieftain who went on to become the founder and first ruler of the region of Normandy in northern France. When he was young, Rolf, also known as Rollo, raided the coast of Ireland and Scotland.
These Places In France Are An Absolute Must-Visit
Source: flickr.com Take a moment to bask in the stunning beauty of Etretat in Normandy. Source: flickr.com [related_articles] Take a stroll in the medieval city of Carcassonne. Source: flickr.com Hike through the Grand Canyon of France. Pictured below, the stunning Verdon Gorge.
12 Amazing Digital Reconstructions of Medieval Castles
Château Gaillard was built in the 12th century and it is located in the Normandy region of France 6. Menlo Castle is an Irish castle built in the 16th century on the Corrib river [related_articles] 7.
Powerful Historical Moments Are Best Understood In Photos
Canadian troops arriving at Juno Beach in the town of Courseulles, in Normandy, France, in 1944 13. At an elementary school in Berlin, students are made to pay tribute to the then Nazi-leader Adolf Hitler, in 1934 14.