Documentary on the subject (in French). Basically, two French officers where sent to North America to get 400 sled dogs before the 1915 winter to help with troop evacuation in the Vosges. Footage of this can be found here.
More info here, in French.
September 24, 2014 | Categories: European History, European Warfare 1789-1918, History, Human History, Images of History, Military History, Photography, Weird, World War One | Tags: black and white photography, Death, Dog, Dogs, France, French, French officers, French troops, French troops being pulled by sled dogs, historic, Historical, History, human history, Military, Military history, North America, Photo, Photography, sled dogs, Vosges, War, Warfare, World History, World War One, WW1, WWI | Leave a comment
The original concept was intended to bomb Germany from bases in North America because the US thought that Britain would fall to the Nazis. (Source)
A Convair B-36H sitting next to a B-29 Superfortress, for scale:
June 21, 2014 | Categories: American History, Aviation, Cold War, History, Human History, Images of History, Military Aviation, Modern Warfare, Nightmares of World War II, Photography, Pursuit of Happiness, The Drama Of It All, The Politics of Cultural Destruction, U.S. Politics, World War Two | Tags: 72nd Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron, Adolf Hitler, AMERICA, Aviation, Aviation history, black and white photography, British, Death, Europe, German, Germany, Government, Historical, History, Hitler, human history, Military, Military history, North America, Photo, Photography, Planes, Politics, Power, RB-36H Peacemaker, Society, Warfare, World War two, WW2, wwii | Leave a comment