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#676347 - 15th Mar 2012 8:58pm WW2 pictures
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found this link to some amazing photographs from the 2nd WW .

None of them are gory or anything like that

mostly taken by a chap called alfred palmer. His style and quality of photography is astounding

http://pavel-kosenko.livejournal.com/303194.html?thread=22669914
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#676351 - 15th Mar 2012 9:23pm Re: WW2 pictures [Re: jabber_Ish]
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Thanks jabber. Stunning pictures.

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#676353 - 15th Mar 2012 9:25pm Re: WW2 pictures [Re: ]
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they are arent they, to think he got that sort of quality in those days is brilliant
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#676359 - 15th Mar 2012 9:31pm Re: WW2 pictures [Re: jabber_Ish]
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Astonishing - it defies belief that they were taken 70 years ago - I couldn't get that quality now , in the so - called digital age !

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#676364 - 15th Mar 2012 9:55pm Re: WW2 pictures [Re: atw1960]
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As the man said 'astonishing'.

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#676367 - 15th Mar 2012 10:11pm Re: WW2 pictures [Re: yewgarth]
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Tremendous. 4"x5" Kodachrome explains the fantastic resolution.
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#676372 - 15th Mar 2012 10:29pm Re: WW2 pictures [Re: jabber_Ish]
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Just stunning pictures, like the reel of wax string to complete wiring in switch gear panels.


Edited by davew3 (15th Mar 2012 10:29pm)

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#676376 - 15th Mar 2012 10:34pm Re: WW2 pictures [Re: davew3]
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Originally Posted By: davew3
Just stunning pictures, like the reel of wax string to complete wiring in switch gear panels.
Its still used to this day and was the cause of many a cut finger in my training.
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#676377 - 15th Mar 2012 10:34pm Re: WW2 pictures [Re: chriskay]
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fantastic lighting on the indoor pics to yes

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#676652 - 17th Mar 2012 9:37am Re: WW2 pictures [Re: diggingdeeper]
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Originally Posted By: diggingdeeper
Originally Posted By: davew3
Just stunning pictures, like the reel of wax string to complete wiring in switch gear panels.
Its still used to this day and was the cause of many a cut finger in my training.


I've still got some of that (well, mine's actually waxed nylon) which was used in the Polaris subs. My dad got it from Laird's.
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#676666 - 17th Mar 2012 10:26am Re: WW2 pictures [Re: chriskay]
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Removed from Polaris busted

you have the right to remain silent, anything you say.............
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#676671 - 17th Mar 2012 10:58am Re: WW2 pictures [Re: jabber_Ish]
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fantastic photos thanks for putting the link up jabber smile
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#676720 - 17th Mar 2012 2:40pm Re: WW2 pictures [Re: bert1]
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Removed from Polaris busted

you have the right to remain silent, anything you say.............


No, Bert, it was removed BEFORE it got onto a Polaris.
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#677294 - 19th Mar 2012 12:47pm Re: WW2 pictures [Re: chriskay]
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Time warp stuff! Especially getting The Righteous Brothers to observe the wind tunnel tests on the B25.

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