Leading Up to Memorial Day: Part II

Air Support

Air Support

As the troops disembark from the landing craft during the Conneaut D-Day reenactment, a P51 Mustang provides air support, strafing the German pillbox positions on the beach and bluff.

Shooting this event while sitting on the steep bluff, there were times when I was higher than the P51.  In this shot it was just slightly higher than I was.

A series of  photos were put together to publish a book fully documenting this reenactment.  The book can be seen and purchased at:

http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/226707

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About Kolman Rosenberg

My interest in photography began as a college newspaper and yearbook photographer during the stormy 1960s and 1970s. I was influenced by many of the great photojournalists and documentary photographers such as W. Eugene Smith, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Gordon Parks, Margaret Bourke-White and other black and white photographers of Life Magazine and the earlier Farm Security Administration. Though many of these photographers documented the horrors of war and the plight of poverty, they also showed me the dignity and adaptability of human beings in their desire to prevail.
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