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Offline Beto

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WWI pilot's pictures just found.
« on: September 07, 2016, 02:38:21 AM »
Captain William Chambers died aged 21 in a routine reconnaissance mission over France in May 1918 and his pictures never surfaced.
But they were developed when his nephew inherited them and are being exhibited at he South Ribble Museum.

I'm always thrilled when new WWI photos surface, waiting for some of the secrets lost in the past to be revealed... a clear picture of the cockpit of a Fokker DR1, some unseen paint scheme...

See here: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-37261175


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Re: WWI pilot's pictures just found.
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2016, 02:46:30 AM »
Great pics, Beto!  Thanks for posting.
Cheers,
Bud
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Offline Nigel Jackson

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Re: WWI pilot's pictures just found.
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2016, 03:37:27 PM »
Thanks Beto. You just wonder how many more period photos remain undeveloped.

Best wishes
Nigel

Offline Russell

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Re: WWI pilot's pictures just found.
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2016, 03:57:45 AM »
The local BBC has just run a feature about the photos on the North West television news programme.

 

Offline B_Jobson

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Re: WWI pilot's pictures just found.
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2017, 11:24:05 AM »
Thank you for sharing this.

Offline Juan

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Re: WWI pilot's pictures just found.
« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2017, 01:08:54 PM »
Thank you for posting.

Offline 53ryder

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Re: WWI pilot's pictures just found.
« Reply #6 on: March 07, 2017, 10:51:46 PM »
Sweet!

Glenn