Dramatic before and after views of D-Day sites

Tourists, sunbathers flock to Normandy

CBC News Last Updated: June 2, 2014

Seventy years ago the Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy in what would be a decisive turning point in the Second World War.

The photos below were taken during in 1944, left, and in 2014. Move the arrows from side to side in the photos below to see more.


 


(Chris Helgren, National Archives of Canada, Reuters)