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A Cold War tourist and his camera by Langford, James Warren; Langford, James Warren; Langford,

By Langford, James Warren; Langford, James Warren; Langford, Martha; Langford, John W

Martha Langford and John Langford study their father's it sounds as if risk free photographic adventure, revealing the complexity of either the photographs and their writer. An clever and private examine the ways in which the old and the non-public are represented and remembered, a chilly struggle vacationer and His digital camera phases the relatives slide express as you have got by no means obvious it before.

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Placing the slides in numerical order confirms that the portrait of our father was taken first, using his camera. Was he in fact waiting by the pool for transport, sunbathing in his brown suit, when a colleague happened along and saw how funny he looked? ”)? This short photographic lesson, and its bonding effect, seems to have held some importance for our father, since he kept both images, while an earlier, stiffer portrait of him before the same hotel stands alone, following a one-slide gap in the roll.

In 1962 this huge air base (then the largest in the world) was the home of operational wings of B -52 bombers and KC -135 air tankers. It was also the central training facility for the crews of both aircraft. After their introduction in 1958, these aircraft became key elements in the strategic nuclear bombing program initiated by General Curtis “Bombs Away” LeMay in 1948. Our tourists then moved on to a ‘fire power’ demonstration by the Strategic Army Corps (strac) at Fort Benning, Georgia. This was the location of the US Army Infantry School, the Airborne School, and, later, the infamous School of the Americas, whose international military officer graduates (including Manuel Noriega, dictator of Panama in the 1980s) were implicated in a host of human rights abuses in Latin The North American Tour 51 Figures 19 and 20 San Diego, California, January 1963 American countries during the Cold War.

Photographing his fellow traveller edging up on a flamingo prepares Warren Langford for Africa’s indecisive moments (fig. 20). The North American tour continued with visits to the Strategic Air Command base in Barksdale, Louisiana. In 1962 this huge air base (then the largest in the world) was the home of operational wings of B -52 bombers and KC -135 air tankers. It was also the central training facility for the crews of both aircraft. After their introduction in 1958, these aircraft became key elements in the strategic nuclear bombing program initiated by General Curtis “Bombs Away” LeMay in 1948.

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