The Past is Present
The Past is Present. Have you ever think about that when you are in a place with strong historical past? Study history in order to understand the present. History enriches our experience and understanding of our lives, but we must learn to see the history around us everywhere.
Seth Taras, a self-taught American artist, was hired by The History Channel for the campaign, "Know Where You Stand." Some of the pictures listed below with (***) belongs to him.
German leader Adolf Hitler in Germanoccupied France (1889 - 1945) posing (Photo by Heinrich Hoffmann) in front of the Eiffel Tower during a visit to Paris the day after the French surrender in June 1940 next to a couple in Paris in 2004 at the terrace of the Pallais de Challiot. (***)
Allied troops landing Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer beaches during the invasion of Normandy, France in June 6, 1944 and modern tourists looking for crabs in 2004. (***)
The Battle of Hamburger Hill was a battle of the Vietnam War that was fought by U.S. Army and Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) forces
against People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN) forces from 10 to 20 May 1969 during Operation Apache Snow.
On the Strasse des siebzehnten Juni, Berlin, 1989/2004 (***)
Panther of 3. Panzerkompanie I./SS-PzRgt 12, after attack made in the end of morning at Norrey-en-Bessin, France.
In May 6th, 1937 the LZ 129 Hindenburg airship crashes behind a dog walker in Lakehurst, New Jersey in 2004. (***)
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