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Echoes of War by compoundeye

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Sitting in a cornfield atop the fast eroding cliffs of Kilnsea is one of the earliest examples of the acoustic or sound mirror – a means of amplifying the engine sounds of approaching Zeppelin airships intent on bombing the docks of Hull.

Although it must have provided little in the way of early warning, in the days before electronic detection, it must’ve been a morale booster, and a confusing sight for the German airship pilots…


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  • quickred
    quickredabout 5 years ago

    Like the boldness of military engineering & the starkness it has with the natural landscape also the perspective of the corn stalks, clouds and shadow on the concrete makes this a nicely composed pic!

  • Pipewrench67
    Pipewrench67about 5 years ago

    acoustic mirror Ilike the sound of that
    the image is nice thought it was a cut and paste job when I saw the thumbnail
    well done

  • Damien Milan
    Damien Milanalmost 5 years ago

    very cool perspective and colors

    BULLYMEISTERalmost 5 years ago

    Fantastic and so interesting

  • Colin J Williams Photography
    Colin J Willia...almost 5 years ago

    Superb work !!

    BULLYMEISTERalmost 5 years ago

  • compoundeye
    compoundeyeover 3 years ago

    Thanks to RedBubble admin for featuring me on the homepage today -

  • vampvamp
    vampvampover 3 years ago

    congrats on hp! :)

  • garts
    gartsover 3 years ago

    Wonderful, congrats on the homepage feature.

  • Maria Murphy
    Maria Murphyover 3 years ago


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