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Historical photographs breathtakingly colorized by Marina Amaral

Brazilian artist Marina Amaral has brought old black and white photographs to life to mark the 73rd anniversary of Operation Overlord and the D-Day landings.

It is estimated that 156,000 Allied troops landed on the shores of Normandy to open up a western front against Nazi Germany with 4,400 of them losing their lives.

Marina Amaral has been colorizing historical pictures for years and her results are phenomenal. Every single picture is renewed with painstaking detail to ensure colours and tones and shading are true to life.

Marina, who completes her work on Photoshop, modestly described her art as like ‘a giant colouring book’.

Watch the clip below and don’t forget to visit Marina’s official website and her Twitter page.


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Other WW2 related items:

‘Dunkirk’ trailer

What were Nazi polar bears?

‘Churchill’ trailer

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Written by MarkCross

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