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
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