Monday, April 14, 2014

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Abigar, 1976

Why not enjoyeth  the work of Franco-Belgian surrealist Felix Labisse (1905-82)

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Panzer: Pzkpfw III, Ausf E
Loudspeakers have been fitted to this panzer III, perhaps an early version of psychological warfare. Transmitting hour after hour of polka music would bring any opponent to the point of unconditional surrender.
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Monday, April 07, 2014

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Explore the uplifting world of : Hindi Comic Book Covers

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Panzer: Sdkfz 251/1, Ausf A
A rare peek inside the ubiquitous armored personnel carrier. Note that the area around the driver's position has been painted the bright off-white color of elfenbein, also applied to the interiors of panzers for better visibility in the dark.
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Monday, March 31, 2014

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Delight in the world of Retro Futurism

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Panzer: Bergepanzer V, Ausf. A  Bergepanther
This recovery vehicle is definitely one of the rarer Panzers found in photographs.
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Monday, March 24, 2014

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City of Wontan, North Korea

For the pro-Communist world view, we have: Thoughts of Hyung Kim

Dunno much about this blogger, is he from North Korea?...still, there's some interesting stuff  about socialist and communist contries, counterbalancing some of the stories told to us in western media.

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Panzer: Pzkpfw VI Tiger
"Got everything?..." looks like this Tiger crew is evacuating the vehicle, perhaps before relocation by train to a new section of the front. The style of the turret numbers suggests this Tiger served in early 1943 with Schweres Panzer Abteilung 503 ..
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Monday, March 17, 2014

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Well, why not some photos of daily life in North Korea,  the 1980s taken by Magnum Agency photographer Hirojii Kobuta

It's interesting to compare this view of North Korea, presented by a renowned Magnum photographer, with the view served to me by Danish newspapers and television..I honestly believed all North Koreans wore uniforms and goose-stepped their way through life.

well, well...

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Panzer: Sdkfz 251/9 Stummel
A cheerful crew, probably photographed in Russia or the Balkans during the winter of 1943-44. The short-barreled 75 mm gun added some extra "bite" to Aufklärungs (reconnaissance) and Panzergrenadier units when facing the enemy in their Sdkfz 251/1's, armed only with MG 34 or MG 42 machine-guns.This is the early model Stummel, with a cutout in the armor plate of the 251 to make room for the gun. Later (1944-45) versions omitted the cutout to simplify production, placing the gun and mount higher up.
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