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Steven Withey discovered an old photograph of his 87-year-old grandfather from his days in the Royal Navy during World War II and needed help to restore the photo.
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These beautiful images were taken by photographers working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information. [Ed. note — We’ve seen photos like this before, but it never hurts to take another look.]
Dutch historian Jo Teuwisse creates these images by combining digitized photo negatives from the war with painstakingly framed photos of the same locations as they are today.
Sargent William Furia, of Philadelphia, PA, during the Battle of the Bulge.