Photographer Colorizes Rare Images Of The Brutal D-Day Battle On Its 73rd Anniversary

To commemorate that fateful day, the pictures taken throughout one of the bloodiest encounters of WWII have been colorized by a Brazilian artist Marina Amaral.

"The generation of World War II are nearly all gone, so I think it's really essential to rescue these pictures through a process that interests the new generation€“ so perhaps folks will likely be able to better comprehend what occurred. This is what I’ve been trying to do since I started colorizing pictures two years ago," Marina told to Daily Mail.

For anyone who haven'€™t dealt with colorized pictures before, it may be surprising to hear that each photo took artist times or even months to edit. Because it's not merely adding color to the picture, it’s also performing a painstakingly thorough study and obtaining all the details right: "€œI like to keep in your

"€œI like to keep in your mind that I'€™m working with historical facts, and it'€™s maybe not my job to alter that story and also make it appear the way I want it to look."

From the uniform colors to the natural lights that day, everything is considered, and only then the actual coloring starts.

"Then I go slowly accumulating the environment I want to replicate, keeping the unique lights in mind, through several various levels, exploring and using as several colors as I can."

The email address details are simply breathtaking, giving us the perspective of the men who had to experience the horrors of war firsthand.

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Captain J M Stagg (left), Chief Meteorological Officer with the Royal Air Force, was responsible for forecasting weather conditions for D-Day. Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory (right) was the Allied Air Commander in Chief.