In this composite image a comparison has been made of Saint Lo, France. D-Day took place on June 6, 1944. *** COLOR 2014*** Images # 493782069.  SAINT LO, FRANCE - MAY 7: A view of the roadway on May 7, 2014 in Saint Lo, France. The Allied invasion to liberate mainland Europe from Nazi occupation during World War II took place on June 6, 1944. Operation Overlord, known as D-Day, was the largest sea borne invasion in military history.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images) ***ARCHVE 1944*** Images #107759178. Operation Overlord Normandy, United States Army trucks and jeeps are driving through the ruins of Saint-Lo. July 1944. A group of American soldiers is walking along the street. The town was almost totally destroyed by 2,000 Allied bombers when they attacked German troops stationed there during Operation Overlord in June. France. (Photo by Galerie Bilderwelt/Getty Images)