WW2 Aerial Photos site
expresso2222 writes "A Web site showcasing more than 5 million aerial photos of World War II was crippled by demand on its first day. EvidenceinCamera (http://www.evidenceincamera.co.uk/) is being run by the University of Keele Library and features some of the most momentous events from the conflict, available for the public to see for the first time. Among the images captured are aerial shots of Auschwitz concentration camp and pictures of the US landings on Omaha beach. Allan William, head of the Evidence in Camera project, told Reuters: "These images allow us to see the real war at first hand. It is like a live-action replay. They were declassified years ago, but it takes days to find an individual image. Now they have been digitised and will be on the Internet, it takes seconds." Source: War photos site hamstrung by demand, by Will Sturgeon; January 20, 2004: http://news.zdnet.co.uk/internet/0,39020369,391192 03,00.htm"