Captured British soldiers in Bruges and now interactive

In the latest of our weekly series of interactive photographs to mark the centenary of the first world war, British soldiers captured by troops of the Central Powers are led through the main square in Bruges, Belgium. During the war, 6,778 officers and 168,846 men from the British and Commonwealth forces were captured on the western front

Photography then and now lets you move through time by tapping or clicking on a historic image to reveal the modern view. You can drag or swipe to control the speed of the transformation

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