It’s Been 100 Years Now. Hyper-realistic Photos Of World War I Soldiers Marching, Right There On Our Streets!

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It’s been 100 years since the first gun-shot of First World War, and the scene of soldiers marching down on streets are momentum, but what if, they are marching, on our streets? Would it be kind of creepy?

Here are some composite images of old photos from WW1 superimposed on modern-day images. The new photos by Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid have been matched up with archive shots from various image banks.

1. Then and now:

German prisoners of war during the First World War on their way to Southend Pier in Essex in 1914 accompanied by guards and watched by locals

century-old photos of World War 1 soldiers. it's been 100 years now Southend Pier in Essex in 1914

2. Attention:

King George V inspects troops in Bristol circa 1915, and taxis are seen lining up at Bristol Temple Meads railway station earlier this month

century-old photos of World War 1 soldiers. it's been 100 years now King George V inspects troops in Bristol circa 1915

3. Convalescent home for soldiers:

The Great Hall at Great Dixter in East Sussex. Also pictured is a visitor looking around in the present-day

century-old photos of World War 1 soldiers. it's been 100 years now The Great Hall at Great Dixter in East Sussex

4. Old and new:

A ‘male’ MKIV tank at the Lord Mayor’s show in 1917 in London, and a man crossing the road outside the Bank of England earlier this month

century-old photos of World War 1 soldiers. it's been 100 years now A 'male' MKIV tank at the Lord Mayor's show in 1917 in London

5. Colour:

Officers at the Lancing College Officer Training Corps in West Sussex in 1917, and an employee walking at Lancing College in the present-day

century-old photos of World War 1 soldiers. it's been 100 years now Officers at the Lancing College Officer Training Corps in West Sussex in 1917

6. Destruction:

A vintage postcard featuring bomb damage following the German bombardment of Lowestoft in April 1916, and a modern-day view of the street in Suffolk

century-old photos of World War 1 soldiers. it's been 100 years now German bombardment of Lowestoft in April 1916

7. Sport:

Wounded soldiers playing football outside in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, and visitors this month standing on the South Lawn

century-old photos of World War 1 soldiers. it's been 100 years now Blenheim Palace around 1916

8. Flags held high:

US troops march down London’s Sloane Street in 1918, which is also seen as the present-day area of Knightsbridge wealth

US troops march down London’s Sloane Street in 1918, which is also seen as the present-day area of Knightsbridge wealth
century-old photos of World War 1 soldiers. it's been 100 years now

9. Day out:

Indian soldiers who were wounded fighting at Flanders recuperate on Bournemouth beach in 1917, while modern-day visitors are also seen there

century-old photos of World War 1 soldiers. it's been 100 years now Flanders recuperate on Bournemouth beach in 1917

10. Helping hand:

Injured Indian soldiers of the British Army at the Brighton Pavilion, converted into a military hospital around 1915. It is also seen earlier this month

century-old photos of World War 1 soldiers. it's been 100 years now the Brighton Pavilion

11. Taking a look:

British soldiers inspect a captured German place on Horse Guards Parade in London in 1915, which is also seen present-day with the London Eye

century-old photos of World War 1 soldiers. it's been 100 years now London Eye

12. Posted:

Australian soldiers outside Egypt House in London, where The Australian Bank is housed in 1917. Officer workers are also seen outside on July 11 this year

century-old photos of World War 1 soldiers. it's been 100 years now Australian soldiers

13. Discussions:

Wounded soldiers and cadets at the Royal Albert Hall in London on Empire Day in May 1918, with a present-day colour view also seen in the background

century-old photos of World War 1 soldiers. it's been 100 years now Wounded soldiers and cadets at the Royal Albert Hall in London

14. Off they go:

Departure of the Liverpool Scottish Regiment for the front from Royal Tunbridge Wells in Kent in 1914, and a modern-day road sign

century-old photos of World War 1 soldiers. it's been 100 years now Departure of the Liverpool Scottish Regiment

15. Zebra crossing:

Serbian soldiers march in the Lord Mayor’s show in London on November 9, 1918, and people walk past the Royal Courts of Justice in the present day

century-old photos of World War 1 soldiers. it's been 100 years now Serbian soldiers march in the Lord Mayor's show in London

Source: Dailymail.co.uk

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