Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Audio Slideshow World War II Aerial Photographs

BBC: "Audio Slideshow: D-Day and Auschwitz from the air"

One of the world's largest collections of aerial photography is being moved from Keele to Edinburgh. More than 10 million military photographs are stored in The Aerial Reconnaissance Archives, or Tara. Most were taken by surveillance aircraft in World War II.

(...) military historian Ian Daglish, and retired Wing Commander Michael Mockford, explain the significance of just a few of the photographs from the war. >>>

- Caption: Omaha beach aerial view draws - Wikimedia

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