Monday, February 10, 2014

Black & White America in Color

If (like me) you are a student of both history and photography check out this webpage. It is full of color photos of America in the late thirties and early forties. Unless you're old enough to have lived through the era most of what you know of the time period is from B&W photos and movies. To see it in vibrant color is truly amazing.

Sunday, February 02, 2014

People with guns collection # 67

NAZI-KILLER - Her mild manner and demure smile belie the fact that pretty Senior Sgt. Roza Shanina is a crack Nazi-killer. A volunteer sniper, and a student of the Institute of the lumber industry in Archangelsk, the Russian blonde has shot 54 Germans. She has been decorated with the Order of Glory of the 2nd and 3rd classes. 1/31/45