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October 6, 2004

WWI In Color

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Joerg Colberg’s blog has a nice entry tracking down some of the few color photographs from WWI.

Given the ahistorical mindset in the country, as well as the tendency to view war as an abstraction, such documentation can only contribute to the undeniability of “real live” conflict. (Link.)

(image: Stern)

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