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Old 06 June 2013, 06:52   #1
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Two days after D-Day

I found this gigapixel image of the map used by Ike and Monty for D-Day landings: you can zoom in and read some of the historic documents added to it.
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Old 06 June 2013, 07:14   #2
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Fascinating document with amazing technology !!! Reminds me of the scenes in Sci-Fi movies like Bladerunner where they zoom in & in & in !!!!

Good find.
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Very cool. Thanks for putting this up here.

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Wow ... very interesting .. gives me a chill in me bones
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Wow ... very interesting .. gives me a chill in me bones
X2!
Good to remember the Sacrifices made for the PRIVILAGED Life style,and Freedoms we enjoy today,and often take for granted....Hard Earnt and easy to loose!
Wonder what all those Vets would make of alot of things these Days!???
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X2!
Good to remember the Sacrifices made for the PRIVILAGED Life style,and Freedoms we enjoy today,and often take for granted....Hard Earnt and easy to loose!
Wonder what all those Vets would make of alot of things these Days!???
Excellent clarity. I do agree with Maximus though, our privileges are taken for granted in this day and age and some people just seem to want to give them away.

A bit like on the kill cord thread
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X2!
Good to remember the Sacrifices made for the PRIVILAGED Life style,and Freedoms we enjoy today,and often take for granted....Hard Earnt and easy to loose!
Wonder what all those Vets would make of alot of things these Days!???
Been watching the program's this week on TV with jonny like we said last week Matt we are Si privileged
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I have a few ORIGINAL (Marked Top Secret) Winston Churchill Documents(some signed) which others on the Forum Might find interesting!...I'll see if I can dig a few out and Post them.
I had a most interesting day at The Churchill Archives in Cambridge a few years ago when I had them authenticated,they store and conserve all his Papers both personal,and from his time in Office in a Purpose built Archive which has to be seen to be believed!!..Well they've most of them....Now, HE was a REAL LEADER!
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I have a few ORIGINAL (Marked Top Secret) Winston Churchill Documents(some signed) which others on the Forum Might find interesting!...I'll see if I can dig a few out and Post them.
I had a most interesting day at The Churchill Archives in Cambridge a few years ago when I had them authenticated,they store and conserve all his Papers both personal,and from his time in Office..Well most of them....Now, HE was a REAL LEADER!
You may need to be careful here

Public forums will not be good for this .. regardless of the age of the document

Because ..
1:if its been solely in your posession and you dont know the content validity/importance
2:if it was classified then , doesent mean it completely isnt now
3:it may not be suitable for public domain

Ive had to hand over home office stuff before now that was just kept as 'items of interest' from deceased family members but the crown office made it clear it was 'their' property regardless .. and I didnt fancy the argument tbh

anyway .. just saying to keep yourself right

You may ofcourse have already jumped through these hoops from what you say
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