André Ruiter Aerial Photos & Maps

Fort Saint-Michel

August 4, 2021
Fort Saint-Michel - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
A French aerial photo from March 21, 1916 of Fort Saint-Michel, one of the forts around the city of Verdun in northern France.
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Aerial stereoviews of Vauquois

March 17, 2021
Aerial stereoviews of Vauquois - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
The village of Vauquois in France was the site of violent mine warfare during the First World War. The village was completely destroyed and many huge mine craters still remain today.
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Aerial stereo photography in World War I

March 3, 2021
Aerial stereo photography in World War I - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
The First World War was the first major conflict in which aerial photography played an important role. I recently acquired a collection of ten stereoviews with images taken by the French Air Force of the Western Front.
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