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The Ghosts of World War II:
The photographs found at flea markets
superimposed on to modern street scenes

Daily Mail [UK], by Emma Reynolds

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Posted By:happywarrior, 10/20/2012 8:05:23 PM

This haunting collection of images shows what it would look like if the ghosts of World War II returned to our streets. The remarkable pictures overlay modern scenes from France with atmospheric photographs taken in the same place during the war. Historical expert Jo Teeuwisse, from Amsterdam, began the project after finding 300 old negatives at a flea market in her home city depicting familiar places in a very different context. She researched the background to each of the most interesting finds and created a beautiful series of pictures by super-imposing the old pictures on top of new ones.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: cym rhondda, 10/20/2012 9:08:06 PM     (No. 8949017)

Valuable photographs in the panorama of American history.

Considering what we have put in the White House, we have made a mockery of the sacifice of the 'Greatest Generation.'

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Penney, 10/20/2012 9:45:49 PM     (No. 8949063)

Awesome contrasts.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Yephora, 10/20/2012 11:14:54 PM     (No. 8949186)

Today we'd have to fight the enemies within and without...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: roytheelectrician, 10/20/2012 11:36:50 PM     (No. 8949210)

This is absolutely beutiful.

My father is in this war, in the European theater, he is no longer with us.

I just showed these pictures to my son, he just loved them. I have saved this as one of my favorites, I will show many more people.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JoeDanMedia, 10/21/2012 1:53:43 AM     (No. 8949308)

Absolutely awesome imagery

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Reply 6 - Posted by: beamer, 10/21/2012 6:01:21 AM     (No. 8949414)

We were in France during 9/11/90. Many approached us to tell us how sorry they for the US.

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