In this composite image a comparison has been made of Weymouth, England. D-Day took place on June 6, 1944. *** COLOR 2014*** Image # 493783019. WEYMOUTH, ENGLAND - MAY 5: A view of the seafront on April 5, 2014 in Weymouth, England. 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*** Image # 107759481. US troops on the Esplanade at Weymouth, Dorset, on their way to embark on ships bound for Omaha Beach for the D-Day landings in Normandy, June 1944. (Photo by Galerie Bilderwelt/Getty Images)