Simon Menner’s ongoing series Camouflage shows landscapes with German snipers hidden somewhere in the frame. The project is like a deadly Where’s Waldo exercise. For Menner, the challenge of finding the snipers isn’t the important part; the photos comment on the way things like fear, terror, and surveillance are constantly part of our lives in the modern world.
“I’m playing with this notion that you always have to be afraid of something that is not visible,” says Menner, who lives in Berlin. Continue to gallery
Historian Jared Frederick explains the main points of President Lincoln’s address and what the speech meant to Americans. This video is part of the Civil War Trust’s In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.
Historian Garry Adelman describes the events that took place during the Battle of Gettysburg from July 1-July 3, 1863. This video is part of the Civil War Trust’s In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.
The Tip of the Spear in two very distinct images. These are great examples of the United States Marine Corps–adapting. These are two of my favorite pictures especially when I use them together! 🙂 Notice the number of Marines in each picture. I’m not positive but it may have to do with the Corps long tradition of using the “Power of 3” tactically in everything they do. I’ll have to put together a blog explaining the theory of the power of 3, keep an eye out for it. Enjoy!
Two days after the U.S. Senate voted 82 to 6 to declare war against Germany, the U.S. House of Representatives endorses the declaration by a vote of 373 to 50, and America formally enters World War I. Read more