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THEN AND NOW: D-Day remembered | PHOTOS In the lead-up to the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid created these composite images, comparing parts of Britain and France to how they looked in 1944. Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
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In the lead-up to the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid created these composite images, comparing parts of Britain and France to how they looked in 1944. Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

In the lead-up to the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid created these composite images, comparing parts of Britain and France to how they looked in 1944. Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

In the lead-up to the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid created these composite images, comparing parts of Britain and France to how they looked in 1944. Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

In the lead-up to the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid created these composite images, comparing parts of Britain and France to how they looked in 1944. Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

In the lead-up to the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid created these composite images, comparing parts of Britain and France to how they looked in 1944. Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

In the lead-up to the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid created these composite images, comparing parts of Britain and France to how they looked in 1944. Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

In the lead-up to the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid created these composite images, comparing parts of Britain and France to how they looked in 1944. Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

In the lead-up to the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid created these composite images, comparing parts of Britain and France to how they looked in 1944. Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

In the lead-up to the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid created these composite images, comparing parts of Britain and France to how they looked in 1944. Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

In the lead-up to the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid created these composite images, comparing parts of Britain and France to how they looked in 1944. Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

In the lead-up to the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid created these composite images, comparing parts of Britain and France to how they looked in 1944. Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

In the lead-up to the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid created these composite images, comparing parts of Britain and France to how they looked in 1944. Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

In the lead-up to the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid created these composite images, comparing parts of Britain and France to how they looked in 1944. Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

In the lead-up to the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid created these composite images, comparing parts of Britain and France to how they looked in 1944. Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

In the lead-up to the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid created these composite images, comparing parts of Britain and France to how they looked in 1944. Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

In the lead-up to the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid created these composite images, comparing parts of Britain and France to how they looked in 1944. Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

In the lead-up to the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid created these composite images, comparing parts of Britain and France to how they looked in 1944. Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

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