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The Aerial Reconnaissance Archive
January 23, 2004 11:51 AM   Subscribe

The Aerial Reconnaissance Archive is a new online archive of World War II reconnaissance photos, which will eventually include 5 million photos. The BBC has some background information, including an interview with a former Photographic Reconnaissance Unit pilot.
posted by kirkaracha (3 comments total)

 
The BBC also has a bibliography and a gallery of sample images, including photos of the Bismarck and Omaha Beach on D-Day.
posted by kirkaracha at 11:53 AM on January 23, 2004


Some interesting pics in there. The one of Nazi troops in occupied France, wherein you can actually see the soldiers running across the field is crazy! Thanks.
posted by dazed_one at 12:08 PM on January 23, 2004


I've been trying to reach that site since monday, but they have MAJOR bandwidth problems. Hopefully it will all calm down in a few days/weeks. I really like to see more of those pictures.
posted by swordfishtrombones at 2:07 AM on January 24, 2004


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