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Color Photos: Before & After D-Day

Yesterday we shared some color photos of London from World War II. Today we’ve plucked a few LIFE.com images taken before and after D-Day in 1944. Photo: Frank Scherschel/TIME & LIFE Pictures From LIFE.com: “In rare, color photos taken before and after the invasion, LIFE photographer Frank Scherschel captured countless other, lesser-known scenes from the run-up to [...]

Color Photos of London From World War II

Yesterday was the 70th anniversary of the launch of Winston Churchill’s WWII “V for Victory” campaign. To mark the occasion, LIFE.com gathered up color photos taken in London during the war. Image credit: William Vandivert/TIME & LIFE Pictures (1940) From LIFE.com: “I felt,” Churchill recalled, “with a spasm of mental pain, a deep sense of the strain [...]