Monday, October 5, 2009

Falling to Earth











The first two images show the beautiful abstract patterns of the earth as seen from a plane. The rest of them are from the same group of pictures, only they tell the story of why they were taken. These were all found bound together in a manila folder, along with many others. Some have annotations on the back with the date, September of 1944, and the locations, mostly eastern Europe. Several have grease pen notes on the photo, like the red circle, or "Axis of Attack, 308 degrees." In some you can see the bombs falling toward earth, and then some with the resulting effects on earth or water. The last one is Budapest.

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  1. these are beautiful and terrifying all at the same time. . .

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