P51マスタング&M4シャーマン:1942年当時のカラー写真に驚いた!2012/11/27 21:03

先日、日記に書いた、ノースアメリカンP51マスタングの通信機について、調べていた時に見つけたのですけど。。。


P51マスタングとかM4シャーマンの1942年当時“カラー写真”(!)に超~ビックリした!!

いや、なんかさー。

現代のデジカメで撮影したんですか?ってくらい画質が良いんですよね。。。(汗


Women are trained as engine mechanics in thorough Douglas training methods, at the Douglas Aircraft Company in Long Beach, California, in October of 1942. (Alfred Palmer/OWI/LOC)
Women are trained as engine mechanics in thorough Douglas training methods, at the Douglas Aircraft Company in Long Beach, California, in October of 1942. (Alfred Palmer/OWI/LOC)


P-51 "Mustang" fighter in flight, Inglewood, California, The Mustang, built by North American Aviation, Incorporated, is the only American-built fighter used by the Royal Air Force of Great Britain. Photo taken in October, 1942. (Alfred Palmer/OWI/LOC)
P-51 "Mustang" fighter in flight, Inglewood, California, The Mustang, built by North American Aviation, Incorporated, is the only American-built fighter used by the Royal Air Force of Great Britain. Photo taken in October, 1942. (Alfred Palmer/OWI/LOC)


P-51 "Mustang" fighter plane in construction, at North American Aviation, Inc., in Los Angeles, California. Photo likely taken sometime in 1942. (Alfred Palmer/OWI/LOC)
P-51 "Mustang" fighter plane in construction, at North American Aviation, Inc., in Los Angeles, California. Photo likely taken sometime in 1942. (Alfred Palmer/OWI/LOC)



ガールズ&パンツァー 好きで、『 漢なら、やっぱ戦車だろっ!!! 』というタイプの方には、M4シャーマンM3リーの写真をどうぞ。



A parade of M-4 (General Sherman) and M-3 (General Grant) tanks in training maneuvers, at Ft. Knox, Kentucky. Note the lower design of the M-4, the larger gun in the turret and the two hatches in front of the turret. Photographed in June of 1942. (Alfred Palmer/OWI/LOC)
A parade of M-4 (General Sherman) and M-3 (General Grant) tanks in training maneuvers, at Ft. Knox, Kentucky. Note the lower design of the M-4, the larger gun in the turret and the two hatches in front of the turret. Photographed in June of 1942. (Alfred Palmer/OWI/LOC)


M-3 tanks, at Ft. Knox, Kentucky, photographed in June of 1942. (Alfred Palmer/OWI/LOC)
M-3 tanks, at Ft. Knox, Kentucky, photographed in June of 1942. (Alfred Palmer/OWI/LOC)


Tank crew standing in front of M-4 tank, Ft. Knox, Kentucky, June, 1942. (Alfred Palmer/OWI/LOC)
Tank crew standing in front of M-4 tank, Ft. Knox, Kentucky, June, 1942. (Alfred Palmer/OWI/LOC)



富国強兵プロパガンダを呼びかける為に、特別に撮影されたみたいですけど。。。


それにしても凄いです。ホント、びっくり。


ちなみに、ソースは、こちら。(↓)

World War II: The American Home Front in Color
http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2011/08/world-war-ii-the-american-home-front-in-color/100122/


1942年当時の“カラー写真”
45枚(!)掲載されています。

写真に興味ある方は、ご堪能あれ。



それにしても、なんだか最近は、ミリオタっぽい記事ぱっかり。。。(大汗