A young man sits and reads a book in the ruins of a London bookstore after the air strikes in 1940.
Rottnest Island 2014
Watching the Vienna marathon was amazing. So much energy coming through a single point. It was like a waterfall.
GI’s tramp in review across an English field, 1944, as the long-planned Operation Overlord — the D-Day invasion of France — draws near.
By Frank Scherschel
Ruins, northwestern France, summer 1944, after D-Day.
American troops clear wreckage in Saint-Lô, Normandy, 1944.
Destroyed town in northwest France, summer 1944.
American troops in courtyard of ruined building, northwestern France, summer 1944.
Ruined tank near St. Gilles (or perhaps Hambye), France, 1944.
American troops, northwestern France, summer 1944.
Ruined building and sign in French and German, northwestern France, summer 1944.
Jeeps (including a press vehicle) in the town square, Marigny (Manche), Normandy, 1944.
Ruins of a town in northwestern France, summer 1944.
Unloading vehicles and supplies from an LST (landing ship, tank) at Normandy beachhead, summer 1944. (source)
fot: Frank Scherschel