Colour Pics of Blenheims at Singapore, 1941

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  1. buffnut453

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    In case any of you don't frequent the Britmodeller forum, there's been a really interesting thread discussing some colour pics of 27 Sqn Blenheims that recently came to light in the LIFE image archive.

    27 Sqn Blenheims at Singapore IN COLOUR! - Britmodeller.com

    Anyway, just thought I'd share in case anyone was interested and hadn't seen it.
     
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    Good references. Thanks for posting.
     
  3. Gnomey

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    Nice find, thanks for sharing.
     
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    Great find , amazing shots plenty of shots of US a/c in colour but Brit a/c that early in the war is truly rare
     
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    Man....those are great shots!
     
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    Good stuff, and appear to be original colour shots, not hand-tinted with Eastman tints, or CG colourisation.
     
  8. buffnut453

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    They're original colour. They come from a whole series of colour pics taken by Carl Mydans including some showing Army artillery (anti-tank, I think) and even one of the big coastal guns (the camo on that was interesting).
     
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    Cool stuff. :thumbup:


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