Batterie Longues-sur-Mer and Pointe-du-Hoc on 1944 video

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. […]

Posted on September 10, 2014 at 2:50 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Regelbau, the photo series

Until the end of March and during July, August and September I’m presenting my photo series ‘Regelbau’ in Kunstfort Vijfhuizen, the Netherlands. It’s a study on the German standardized bunker from World War Two and its current state both as an historical object and a part of present nature. A fascination for modernist materials such […]

Posted on March 21, 2014 at 5:30 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Karola from the air

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/                

Posted on November 28, 2011 at 9:44 am by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Battered Normandy

Since it’s June I found It interesting to share the following initiative that focuses on the Normandy landings through Photography. On Flickr you can find ‘PhotosNormandie‘. A collaborative project for social indexing of historical imagery taken during the Normandy campaign from June 6 to the end of August 1944. Here photos from several archives are […]

Posted on June 17, 2011 at 2:05 am by Peter de Krom · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Forteresses Du Dérisoire

First of all, thank you Arthur, for the very friendly and graphic introduction. On this Blog I will deal with the Atlantikwall from different and hopefully surprising perspectives. As I also try to do in the muddy fields and sandy beaches, or in the dusty archives surrounded by funny smelling paper. I always try to look beyond […]

Posted on June 7, 2011 at 2:02 am by Peter de Krom · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Reliving history

On 19 September a step back in time was made on the Forteiland in IJmuiden. Here’s an impression.

Posted on September 29, 2010 at 11:23 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · One Comment
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35p8 Fjell

35p8-fjell, originally uploaded by Artz!.

Posted on June 9, 2010 at 7:16 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Bunkers in 3D

Wim Hoppenbrouwers shows us some of his work on the Fortificatieforum: 3D bunker photography. See more examples on the forum.

Posted on April 2, 2010 at 5:19 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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