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2. verdenskrig-reprise på Twitter

WW2 Tweets from 1940 @RealTimeWWII 8h In Warsaw, Polish resistance fighter Andrzej Kott, son of converted Jews, has escaped prison; Nazis have taken over 200 Jews as hostages WW2 Tweets from 1940 @RealTimeWWII 11h Christopher Lee: "We can shoot pretty well, but can't ski. We've been thanked, but of course can't get anywhere close to the front line." WW2 Tweets from 1940 @RealTimeWWII 11h Among British volunteers to join Finn's war effort is 17-year-old Christopher Lee: "I went with a group of friends & said we wanted to help"

2. verdenskrig spiller seg ut i bulletin-form på Twitter – 72 år tidsforskjøvet – på WW2 Tweets from 1940.

Luftfoto av en by ved en elv. Røykdotter stiger opp fra bombede områder
A Japanese photo of their bombing of Rangoon, Burma on Dec 23, 1941 during WWII (rescan) av John T Pilot på Flickr CC BY NC

Levendegjøring av historie

WW2 Tweets from 1940 @RealTimeWWII 8h In Warsaw, Polish resistance fighter Andrzej Kott, son of converted Jews, has escaped prison; Nazis have taken over 200 Jews as hostages WW2 Tweets from 1940 @RealTimeWWII 11h Christopher Lee: "We can shoot pretty well, but can't ski. We've been thanked, but of course can't get anywhere close to the front line." WW2 Tweets from 1940 @RealTimeWWII 11h Among British volunteers to join Finn's war effort is 17-year-old Christopher Lee: "I went with a group of friends & said we wanted to help"

Mannen bak prosjektet er den 24 år gamle Oxford-historikeren Alwyn Collinson.

I’m hoping to use Twitter to help bring the past to life, helping people understand the past as people at the time saw it, without the benefit of hindsight.

Alwyn Collinson til Telegraph

Twitter er nok det best egnede stedet å oppleve dette, men det finnes også en Facebook-versjon for dem som fortrekker det.

EDIT: Ser nå at du kan lese mer om dette på NRK.no: Twitrer seg gjennom 2. verdenskrig

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