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Honfleur at the end of the 19th century, in photochrom

Taken between between 1890 and 1900, these photochrom images of Honfleur are at once familiar yet remote. We recognise buildings but can only envy the photographer who saw a steam ship dock by the Chenin Blanc hotel, or took a horse drawn carriage ride past la Lieutenance. Photochrom, a method of adding colour

D-Day +365 (part 1) – midweek post


'Now Utah beach is a quiet expanse of peaceful and monotonous sand.  An abandoned, crippled landing craft, baking in the sun, is an invasion souvenir.' YANK magazine, 8 July 1945  First printed in Yanks magazine on 8 July 1945, this is part 1 of a visit to Omaha and Utah Normandy beaches

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