31 Rolls of undeveloped film

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  1. Thorlifter

    Thorlifter Well-Known Member

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    A photographer recently purchased 31 rolls of undeveloped film at an auction that were taken by an unknown soldier during WWII. Though none of the pictures are labeled, he has posted them online for all to see.

    http://www.rescuedfilm.com/#!rescuedwwii/c1d05
     
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    Interesting stuff.
    Those shots showing the memorial ceremony in (presumably) France (the ones with the dark, flag-like backdrop), look like they might be outside the walls of Chateau Le Guy Rochon, the former HQ of Rommel.
    Quite a number of French civilians were killed here, and in the town, by Allied bombing. There appear to be a number of different chateau and French town shots, so I'm probably wrong.
    It would be great to discover the background story behind each photo.
     
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    I know one of the canisters was labeled Le Havre so the photographer was certainly in parts of France. One of my favorite shots was a picture of a Bailey bridge. Engineering at its finest to get the job done!
     
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