These photographers may have never known the significance of the pictures they took and that millions would be marveling at them in the future. From thousands of images, I chose these to give us a rare and fascinating look at how different (and similar) life used to be.
The area around the town of Popondetta, New Guinea, and up into the Owen Stanley Mountain Range separating the town from Port Moresby saw some of the most vicious fighting of World War II. Australian and local forces fought pitched battles and were able to stop the Japanese advance in 1942. American airpower was involved in the struggle, with relics still visible there abandoned beside the local airport, including this B-25 Mitchell bomber parked where it was left.
The Atlantic Road in Norway; Many tourists choose to travel to the Atlantic Road during the autumn to experience the raging storms that pound the road. The construction workers experienced 12 hurricanes during the building process before the road opened in 1989.; um, YES!!!
Abandoned town- Oradour-Sur-Glane, France. During the Nazi takeover and murder of the people of this town, this car drove into town, returning with some citizens. They were murdered and the car has stood in this place to this day.