WWII in Photos - The Atlantic

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WWII in Photos - The Atlantic

Postby vagabond » Tue Jun 21, 2011 2:00 am

Twenty part photo retrospective over at The Atlantic:

http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/ww2.html
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Re: WWII in Photos - The Atlantic

Postby Rhah » Tue Jun 21, 2011 2:40 pm

Very cool. Thanks for posting that. I look forward to seeing the rest of the series.
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Re: WWII in Photos - The Atlantic

Postby AztecDave » Wed Jul 06, 2011 3:43 am

outstanding photos. am waiting for the rest.
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Re: WWII in Photos - The Atlantic

Postby AztecDave » Thu Jul 14, 2011 5:47 am

Showed the London blitz photos to a Brit and a German I work with. Of course, the German claimed the Blitz was only directed at military targets. The Brit says, "since when is downtown London a military target? That's why we fire-bombed the shit out of Dresden! It's called payback." Made for an interesting situation.
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Postby el3so » Thu Jul 14, 2011 12:59 pm

Heh, the first bombing of London was but an accident, things escalated from then on.

Anyways, it's only in B&W but interesting travel report from WW2 here.
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Re: WWII in Photos - The Atlantic

Postby nowonmai » Thu Jul 14, 2011 5:42 pm

AztecDave wrote:Showed the London blitz photos to a Brit and a German I work with. Of course, the German claimed the Blitz was only directed at military targets. The Brit says, "since when is downtown London a military target? That's why we fire-bombed the shit out of Dresden! It's called payback." Made for an interesting situation.


Tell the Kraut bastard that it is customary in modern Germany not to defend Hitler's targeting policy. Ootherwise we might begin to suspect that the Krauts only said sorry because our boots were on their necks.

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Re: WWII in Photos - The Atlantic

Postby cowboycraig » Sat Sep 24, 2011 4:42 pm

Amazing series. Bookmarked this. Will have to take time reading through and absorbing.

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