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The sound of the end of World War One certainly seems worth trying to play
back.  I'll give it a try from the published image (originally the
frontispiece of *America's Munitions, 1917-1918, *which we have in the
library here at Indiana University) and report back on the results --
though I have a feeling that it would take some pretty serious subwoofers
to do the sound-ranging records justice.  And no, I had no idea such
equipment existed before it came up on ARSCLIST just now.

 - Patrick

On Sun, Mar 15, 2015 at 2:21 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> Maybe Patrick Feaster will be able to scan and "play" that film snippet.
>
> -- Tom Fine
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> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Randy A. Riddle" <
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> Subject: [ARSCLIST] "Sound" of the end of WWI
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>  This graphic has been making the rounds at several websites and forums
>> recently.  It's from the book "America's Munitions 1917-18" by Benedict
>> Crowell and apparently shows the sound of the end of WWI:
>>
>> http://life.time.com/history/world-war-i-ceasefire-
>> november-11-1918-graphic/#1
>>
>> From my limited Googling around, this appears to have been created by a
>> military sound ranging system using low frequency microphones that was in
>> development during the War.
>>
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sound_ranging#World_War_I
>>
>> Are there any more original examples of these recordings that survive in
>> their original form and not as reproductions in books?  Patrick Feaster
>> know about this?
>>
>> rand
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