Tag: soldiers

  • Holga and the American Civil War

    written by flashback on 2010-06-28
    Holga and the American Civil War

    Battle reenactments provide the Holga photographer a chance to capture a bit of history through the eye of a plastic lens. Flashback brings his trusty Holga to the field of battle and clicks through classic scenes from American history.

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  • Slavin, Bratislava

    written by paper_doll on 2011-03-10 #places
    Slavin, Bratislava

    Slavin, also designated by the National Cultural Monument, was erected in 1960 to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the liberation of Bratislava in the Second World War.

  • MOTAT Military Weekend: 17th - 18th March 2012

    written by adam_g2000 on 2012-04-10 #news
    MOTAT Military Weekend: 17th - 18th March 2012

    Every year in March, Auckland's Museum of Transport and Technology hosts Military Weekend, both an educational look at the history of war and a mark of respect to those who lost their lives.

  • Living Pictures by Mole and Thomas

    written by jeanmendoza on 2012-01-31
    Living Pictures by Mole and Thomas

    In the early 20th century, English photographer Arthur Mole and his American associate John Thomas were commissioned to take photos of soldiers while they assembled to form various symbols in the history of America. Learn more after the break.

  • 5000 Egg Cartons Made into a Life-Sized Tank

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-02-28 #news
    5000 Egg Cartons Made into a Life-Sized Tank

    You're probably asking if it's some kind of Pop art venture - green and yellow egg cartons, fashioned into a convincingly sturdy tank - but it's much more! A 'huge' effort to spread awareness of the Eggs for Soldiers event put on by charity "Help for Heroes" is what this structure, by sculptor Stuart Murdoch, represents.

  • The Spirits of Fort Delaware

    written by ipdegirl on 2011-11-02 #places
    The Spirits of Fort Delaware

    Fort Delaware, a notoriously haunted military fortress built around 1817, served as a prison during the US Civil War. Much suffering and death occurred at this site, located on an island in the Delaware River. When my daughter's fifth grade class took a field trip there, I jumped at the chance to play ghost hunter. Here's what I found.

  • My Favourite Patch of Greenary with the Soldiers

    written by bao_wei on 2012-01-25 #places
    My Favourite Patch of Greenary with the Soldiers

    "Greenery", the first thing that came across my mind is a big open field. Whenever I get to see a big patch of green field on a sunny day, a smile will be seen on my face! My favourite patch of greenery would be Kranji War Memorial which is a place with a historical background.