Sunday, May 11, 2014

Photographers in the World War II

A look back 70 years! Here's a collection of rare colour photographs of photographers during the Second World War. The creators of the reality portrayed immortalize themselves, but today all grandparents always young in the memories of the negative.

An Army Signal Corps photographer perches atop a pile of rubble to film the battle for Normandy in June 1944.

U.S. Marine Corps original combat cameraman

Army photographer.

Army photographer.

Serial photographer poses for ground photographer before boarding plane for mission.

Sgt. handing oblique camera to serial photographer for mission on a North American C-47A.

Sgt. installs a K-25 camera in a Bell P-39.

General view of Type A-2 photo trailer.

First man to obtain invasion day photographs is cameraman Captain Dale E. Bikinis, shown with his specially constructed camera.

First man to obtain invasion day photographs is cameraman Captain Dale E. Bikinis, shown with his specially constructed camera.

Combat cameraman has been in the ETO 27 months. He uses an old shattered German pillbox for protection while photographing the war action.

A WAC Sergeant makes a shot with a flash camera while in training.

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