Posts Tagged ‘war’

The Ghosts of World War II’s Past

August 3, 2010

Take a look at this.

Taking old World War II photos, Russian photographer Sergey Larenkov carefully photoshops them over more recent shots to make the past come alive. Not only do we get to experience places like Berlin, Prague, and Vienna in ways we could have never imagined, more importantly, we are able to appreciate our shared history in a whole new and unbelievably meaningful way.


-Click the image to get to the original blog with all the images.

More images:
http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blog/list?user=2udpd7cec1v2w

Unfortunately, the video ends before the war does.

July 30, 2010

IED Attacks as documented in the data leak by from Julian Assange’s Wikileaks overlaid on a NATO map of the area.

*IED = Improvised Explosive Device

The green explosions are ones in which no one was hurt, yellow ones are injuries only, and red ones are fatal IEDs. On the death and injury tallies, the left column is friendlies (including both allied forces and civilians), and the right column is so-called “enemies”.