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Auschwitz “Death Camp” Blueprints Discovered in Berlin Apartment

Monday, November 10th, 2008

photo credit: One From RM
It was in January of 1942 that it was widely believed Nazi Germany made the decision to kill 11 million Jews, homosexuals, Jehovah’s witnesses, Roma, political prisoners, and Blacks. Since then, the January 1942 epoch is what all historians have marked the actual beginning of the “purge.” But recent architectural […]

U.S. War Spending in Cartograms

Monday, May 12th, 2008

The decaying hull of a Titan I missile complex. The development costs – just to get these bases up and running – ran over 11 trillion inflation-adjusted dollars, more than ten times what the Iraq war is expected to cost. Despite their high costs, not a single Titan I missile was launched in the defense […]

Location 51

Saturday, April 26th, 2008

All too often, I get caught up in the minutiae of photographing historic structures. I’m completely discounting a large portion of the built environment — the recently abandoned, the recently built, and the still-active. I simply choose not to focus on these locations partly because seeing old buildings in the context of a post-industrial milieu […]

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