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WWII bridge destruction

By GordonLack  
The remnants of the bridge at Poissy France, destroyed by allied bombing on the 26th May 1944 prior to the D Day landings.
Poissy was a busy fishing village and the bridge here spanned the river Seine from the 13th century giving passage across the Seine to merchants taking their goods to markets in Paris. Over the centuries the bridge was rebuilt several times. These Pillars are a stark reminder of the destruction of war in this tranquil scene.

Tags: River Bridge Architecture Historic Seine Destruction Poissy

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rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
25 Nov 2012 7:05PM
A reminder of destruction Gordon ( welcome back Smile) Good light to accentuate the evidence.

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EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
25 Nov 2012 10:32PM
Still standing and looking very strong despite the War and the passing years. Like the shadows on them and the fact Nature is settling in nicely too!

NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2012 7:34AM
A poignant reminder of times go bye.

Regards Nathan

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