D Day Photos Then and Now + WWI Sea Photos

Click the WW 2 photo and it fades to an image of the scene today.
Also some interesting WW1 war at sea shots.
These interesting links were sent by historical novelist www.williamdaysh.com

Are These Lands Actual European Discoveries?

Discoveries by European explorers that didn’t involve  claiming land where people were already living. Click to zoom. Photo: Bill Rankin via Slate

Read more:  http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/smartnews/2013/08/these-are-all-the-places-that-europeans-actually-discovered/#ixzz2d00zvKoU