In this composite image a comparison has been made of Bernieres-sur-Mere, France. D-Day took place on June 6, 1944. *** COLOR 2014*** Image # 493783255.  BERNIERES-SUR-MER, FRANCE - MAY 5: A view of the seafront and Juno beach on May 5, 2014 in Bernieres-sur-Mer, 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*** Image # 107759242. Operation Overlord Normandy, Troops of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division are landing at Juno Beach on the outskirts of Bernieres-sur-Mer on D-Day. 6th June 1944. 14,000 Canadian soldiers were put ashore and 340 lost their lives in the battles for the beachhead. France. (Photo by Galerie Bilderwelt/Getty Images)