The Passion of Former Days
A sweet series documenting the courtship and wedding of an American soldier and Scottish woman who met while he was stationed in the UK, 1944. At some point between meeting and getting married they met the photographer, and re-staged some of the earlier parts for him, haha. Dedicated to Grace. :) A recreation of the soldier's first meeting with his girl, in Edinburgh. Source A recreation of their first date, Edinburgh. Source A recreation of their first kiss. Source The soldier writing to…
Bell UH-1H Iroquois (Huey)
US Army Bell UH-1H Iroquois (Huey) helicopters in Vietnam.Length: 17.398m / 57ft Height: 4.39522m / 14ft Rotor Diameter: 14.6304m / 48ft Empty Weight: 2365.52kg / 5,215lbs Gross Weight: 4100.54kg / 9,040lbs Maximum Speed: 217.215km/h Cruise Speed: 201.125km/h / 125mph Power Plant: Lycoming T53-L-13 engine Range: 506.835km / 315miles
WWII U.S. Soldier with Souvenir Pistol from Battle of Metz Original Press Photo
1945- Sgt. William Wasitlewski (sic!), with the Third Army near Echternach, holds a souvenir pistol from the battle of Metz.
WWII U.S 1st Army Soldier Shows Off Collection of German Medals Orig Press Photo
1944- U.S. soldier examines comrades medals, collected in travels through France, Belgium and Germany. Both soldiers are with a field battalion of the 104th Infantry Division, 1st U.S. Army, somewhere in Germany.