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84844 AC - Fifth Air Force, Korea - With a photograph of a Communist gun position in front of him, Sgt James E. Kindseth moves in for a better view.  His reports of Red Flak are used in briefing fighter-bomber pilots on how best to approach heavily defended targets.  March 1952.  U.S. Air Force Photo.

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American soldier examines North-Korean anti-aircraft positions through a magnifying loupe. In the foreground is a well-equipped stereoscope. March 1952. (USAF Photo)

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  Julius Neubronner with pigeon and camera, 1914. Neubronner patented in 1908 a “Method of and Means for Taking Photographs of Landscapes from Above”, using pigeons and small…

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Brieftaubenfotografie, Fotografie mit Hilfe eines kleinen fotografischen Apparates, der an einem der Taube umgehängtem Brustschild befestigt wird.
Der Verschluß des Apparates läßt sich so einstellen, das die Aufnahmen während des Fluges zu vorher bestimmten Zeiten erfolgen.

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German pigeon with camera for aerial photography, WWI.

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  Pigeons with cameras for aerial photography, n. d. This Panoramic Camera was created by Julius Neubronner in 1903 or later (?). In 1908, Neubronner patented his invention,…

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French steel helmet with built-on chain screen to protect soldiers’ eyes, WWI (Life Magazine)

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Susan Hayward sentada num projector de luz (searchlight), Hollywood, anos 30. Estes grandes projectores, utilizados largamente durante a Iª Guerra Mundial, popularizaram-se depois no período entre guerras como…

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Tall Men No Longer Cutt Off View Modern Mechanix, Aug. 1934

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  Lilliputian’s-eye viewer puts you inside tiny model, Popular Science (Aug, 1964) A slender optical tube fitted with 18 miniature lenses provides realistic views inside architects’, landscapers’, town planners’,…

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New Instrument Makes Eye Muscles Stronger, Popular Science, Sep, 1939

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Mirror on Table Beside Typewriter Serves as End-of-Page Indicator, Popular Science, Apr, 1946