GRAND REVIEW PARADE 2016

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In May 2015, just a few short months ago, we were commissioned to colorize a small collection of Civil War-era etchings and photos for Washington, DC’s “Grand Review Parade of 2015”. You can find a full presentation of the Grand Review on our website’s “Welcome” page: http://www.americanphotocolorizing.com

The parade was broadcast on C-Span – and our colorized Civil War images were used for all Grand Review promotion and souvenir items.
Here are the official souvenir book and two t-shirt logos, all featuring our colorizations.

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Grand Review T-Shirt Logo (Black)

Grand Review T-Shirt Logo (White)

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BATTLE OF THE SOMME (1916)

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The year is 1916. A photographer captured this action shot of British soldiers going “over the top”, during the Battle of the Somme in northern France. More than a million soldiers were wounded or killed during the battle between July 1st and November 18th.

We’re now in the 2nd year of commemorating the 100th anniversary of the “war to end all wars”. Not only did World War One not put an end to all wars – but, it laid the groundwork for Germany to launch invasions throughout Europe, culminating in an even more destructive second world war. Ironically, the site of the battle, the River Somme got its name from a Celtic word meaning “tranquility”.

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1916 - Battle of the Somme (France)

BATTLE OF THE SOMME (1916)

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The year is 1916. We’re right in the trenches as British soldiers go “up and over” during the Battle of the Somme in World War I. The battle, fought by British and French forces against Germany along the River Somme in northern France, was one of the largest and bloodiest engagements of the “war to end all wars”. Ironically, the Celtic word, “Somme” means “tranquility”. Colorizing this nearly 100 year-old photo brings us up close to the action. It’s as if we are eye-witnesses to history.

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WW1 - Battle Of The Somme, France (RC-Best)

HUNGRY JOE”S CATCH 22 CREW (1944)

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The year is 1944. This is the crew of my father’s B-25 during World War II. Center is the plane’s bombadier, Joseph Heller – author of the great American war novel, “Catch 22”. My father was the pilot, known in Catch 22 as Hungry Joe. Photo was taken on Corsica.

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1943 - Hungry Joe''s B-25 - Corsica

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SOLDIERS IN BARRACKS (1943)

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Welcome to the American Photo Colorizing.com photo blog! The year is 1943, and this one is “hot off the presses”. According to the photo sleuths down at the Library of Congress, the black & white photo was taken at the Greenville, South Carolina. Air Service Command. These men are members of the Quartermaster Truck Company of the 25th service group. Naturally, the full-color version is a creeation of American Photo Colorizing.com (that would be us).

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1943 - Air Service Command

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CIVIL WAR GOES “COMMANDO” (1864)

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The year is 1864. Union troops . . . or perhaps they’re Rebs (who can tell?) are seen take a break from the battle, just long enough to “go commando” in the North Anna River of Virginia. In picking a snappy headline – the puns were running rampant, Unfortunately, I couldn’t use most of them, as our pastor reads this blog.

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1864 - North Anna River, Virginia

MEMORIAL DAY REMEMBRANCE (1941)

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The year is 1941. Here’s a Memorial Day photo that really needs no introduction. Let’s just say, it was a “date which will live in infamy”. Today is more than an excuse to light up the barbecue. It’s a time to remember those who gave their lives to preserve our freedom. God rest you, our brave men and women of the armed forces.

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1941 - Memorial Day (Pearl Harbor)

1944 WORLD WAR II MAGAZINE AD – A GREAT READ ON THIS MEMORIAL DAY.
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