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World War I: Scenes of past blended with present

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 33: In this composite image a comparison has been made of Place de la Concorde. Commemorations of The First World War Centenary begin in 2014 and will last until 2018. *** COLOR 2014*** PARIS - MARCH 12: Cars are parked near Place de la Concorde on March 12, 2014 in Paris, France. A number of events will be held this year to commemorate the centenary of the start of World War One. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images) ***ARCHVE 1918*** World War I, German airplanes at Place de la Concorde in Paris, wrecked by celebrating crowds on the day of the restoration of Alsace-Lorraine. November 18, 1918. (Photo by Maurice-Louis Branger/Roger Viollet/Getty Images)

World War I, or the Great War, originated in Europe in 1914 and ended on Nov. 11, 1918. It was one of the largest wars in history, witnessing the mobilization of over 70 million troops. Here’s a look at some digital composite photos, blending moments from the war with modern-day scenes.

(Pictured) Place de la Concorde in Paris, France - 1918, 2014

© Maurice-Louis Branger/Roger Viollet/Getty Images
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