PhotosNormandie shows high resolution photos of the US Signal Corps and more from 1944 on Flickr. They also have a Youtube channel with raw film material from the same period. There’re a lot of well known images and film images but to see all the raw material is amazing, plus it’s very interesting study material. […]
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A fantastic German wartime film shows the operation of radar and jamming. Partly related to bunkers, it gives an impression of how daily life for Luftwaffe radar crews must have been. It’s in the National Archives library.
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A nice short private film of the casemates of Batterie Longues sur Mer in Normandie. The guns are still there today, but in 1946 you could still operate them. Source is Cinémathèque de Normandie.
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Fantastic video by Olivier Benoit using a Canon 5d MkII and a drone (small remote controlled plane) of the Karola fire control tower on Île de Ré. More of his work on http://noibix.com/blog/
In: France, Photography · Tagged with: 5d, aerial, blockhaus, canon, drone, film, france, hd, Île de Ré, karola, photography, s497, tower
Nice video by Robin de Goede. RUIN VALUE from robindegoede on Vimeo. Tribute to Paul Virilio’s ‘ Bunker Archeology ‘ Music by: B. Lustmord & Robert Rich Film by Robin de Goede