These amazing pictures really link the present with the past. They are half present and half past WW2 experiences. It really shows how different things are during a war. Most of these are from Russia in World War IIThese pieces of art were done by Sergey Larenkov and he is constantly adding new ones so be sure to check out his blog journal. Each picture has a story and many more pictures describing the event that took place in the photos. If you need his page translated to English, here is the link. Be sure to click on an image to have it blown up and at better resolution.
At first glance, it looks like a giant child armed with a box of crayons has been set loose upon the landscape. Vivid stripes of purple, yellow, red, pink, orange and green make up a glorious patchwork. Yet far from being a child’s sketchbook, this is, in fact, the northern Netherlands in the middle of tulip season. The Dutch landscape in May is a kaleidoscope of color as the tulips burst into life. The bulbs are planted in late October and early November. More than three billion tulips are grown each year and two-thirds of the vibrant blooms are exported… mostly to the U.S. and Germany. Click on an image to view it full size and to enable slide show viewing.