Contest Results: History

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Ended 07/03/19 10:15 PM GMT
Winner: rahto (See the full results)

1st place
B-24 Liberator by rahto

Dunstickin: Congrats on the win Robert...I did enjoy this one.

Nikoneer: The Witchcraft was assigned to the 467th Bomb Group, 790 Bomb Squadron. The bomb graphics on the fuselage indicate the number of bombing runs this particular plane made during its career. Not being sure if the number 130 referred to the runs, I took the time to count them... yep, 130. In WWII, crews were allowed to rotate home (or to another duty) after 25 missions. That being said, Witchcraft obviously remained in operation for many crews and is currently the only Liberator still flying. During WWII, the U.S. lost 218 bombers in Europe, as opposed to 12,037 lost for Germany. This one definitely qualifies for the contest, Robert, particularly for an old war historian like me. Good luck with her.


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2nd place
Nekromanteion by Vickid

0930_23: I think you did just fine and it would make a good entry for the contest Kathy.
You did well with the available lighting. Wonderful textures.
Good luck should you choose to use it in the contest.


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Vickid received a 1 month membership in the Caedes Cadre.

3rd place
The Old Smithy by LynEve

Dunstickin: Congrats on third placement Lyn...Loved this one.

tigger3: What a super find for a photo opt this was, good one Lyn. I'm glad it's still in use. tigs=^..^=

0930_23: Love the colors and textures LE. I think this would be a winner in the current contest.


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4th place
Window by Dunstickin

mesmerized: Congratulations, Bob!...wonderful colors here.

0930_23: Congrats on your 4th place finish in the contest Owd Timer. I thought it might finish higher.

koca: It looks so beautiful and peaceful. Great work.

LynEve: Congrats OB - this was one I was very impressed with

5th place
Dewey Defeats Truman by 0930_23

Ramad: A rare picture and a very good entry for the contest Tick. How a newspaper can print such headline is beyond my imagination.

LynEve: Excellent entry Tick !!

WTFlack: Many Congratulations on fifth place

corngrowth: ---Thomas E. Dewey, New York Governor, was heavily favored and Harry S. Truman's win was considered a major upset---

Owd Fella Tick (OFT), without giving any opinion from my side, the history has repeated itself actually in 2016,with the difference that the Republicans have won the 2016 election.

Good entry for the current History contest.
Wish you Good Luck with it!