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It might be worth checking if the Signal Corps still has some of these
original strips of film or whatever they are.

Since multiple mics were used, you could do a stereo mix!

rand

On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 9:10 AM, Patrick Feaster <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> 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
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Randy A. Riddle" <
> > [log in to unmask]>
> > To: <[log in to unmask]>
> > Sent: Sunday, March 15, 2015 9:18 AM
> > Subject: [ARSCLIST] "Sound" of the end of WWI
> >
> >
> >
> >  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
> >>
> >> ______________
> >> Randy A. Riddle
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> >>
> >>
> >>
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