Incredible contrasts shown here as well - A crashed US fighter plane on the waterfront sometime after Canadian Forces came ashore at Juno Beach on D-Day - The old and new photos were taken at Saint-Aubin-Sur-Mer, France in June of 1944 and August of
D-Day, Juno Beach - Soldiers of the Canadian infantry division hit the beaches of Normandy and begin the deadliest run of their lives. This image (a single frame from the video footage) of the first wave was captured by a camera on board a landing craft.
The British Army: Royal Marine Commandos of Headquarters, Special Service Brigade, making their way from LCI(S)s (Landing Craft Infantry Small) onto ‘Nan Red’ Beach, JUNO Area, at St Aubin-sur-Mer at about on 6 June 1944
According to the caption attached to this image, "Canadian medics help a wounded soldier - Juno Beach, D-Day June Visuals such as this promote the idea that war doesn't only involve the 'killing' but the 'saving' as well.