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blog.nationalarchives.gov.uk/aerial-photography-first-world-war

A staggering amount of photographic prints were produced during the First World War. Various sources give slightly differing figures but whilst maybe a few hundred aerial photographs had been taken during the opening six months of the war, by 1918 well over five million were produced in just nine months (AIR 1/724/91/2).

yestervid.com/wwi-20-iconic-photos-front-lines-trenches

As we remember 100 years since the First World War, here are 20 iconic photos taken in the trenches and front lines. Photographers risked their lives alongside soldiers to bring the story of the war home. Dubbed ‘The War To End War’, the WWI was a futile and wholly avoidable conflict. Political meddling and nefarious ambition led to a war that claimed 17 million lives and left 21 million ...

rememberingwwi.villanova.edu/photography

Although aerial photography was first practiced in 1858, it was not until World War I that it became heavily utilized for scientific and military recording. Aerial photography was useful for scouting opposing troops, previewing terrain and conditions for ground troops, mapping air strikes, and checking the results of bomb drops.

lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/30/photos-world-war-i-images-museums-battle...

“The First World War is the conflict in which the concept of documentary truth first evolved,” said Hilary Roberts, the photography curator at the Imperial War Museums in London and a co-author of “The Great War: A Photographic Narrative.

timeline.com/gerda-taro-war-photographer-d90a7da142d1

The intrepid photojournalist was one of the first women ever to capture a war on film, and is thought to be first female war correspondent killed in action. In his diary, Alfred Kantorowicz, a German-Jewish writer and intellectual exiled in France who was friends with Taro, described meeting up with her in Spain. Taro, he writes, was beautiful ...

www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2014/08/the-war-photo-no-one-would...

The Vietnam War, in contrast, was notable for its catalog of chilling and iconic war photography. ... “Some first lieutenant telling me, you know, where I’m gonna stand.

www.pbs.org/ktca/americanphotography/features/war_essay.html

In World War II, for the first time, photographs of American dead were published. After initially being held back by censors, a photo of three American corpses lying on the beach after a landing ...

time.com/longform/aerial-photography-drones-history

Famed LIFE photographer Margaret Bourke-White became “the first woman ever to fly with a U.S. combat crew over enemy soil” when she covered the U.S. attack on Tunis, as the magazine declared ...

allthatsinteresting.com/vietnam-war-photos

Necessarily, more is lost to time than is remembered. Photographs, and visual media generally, play an especially important role in this process of shaping collective memory of an event. During the Vietnam War, for example, photographs and footage brought the conflict home to the American people.

www.history.com/news/world-war-ii-iconic-photos

Getting the perfect shot in wartime is not only about weapons. With over 30 countries involved in World War II and the loss of over 50 million lives, war photography captured the destruction and ...