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Sep132010

The Battle of Britain Interactive Guide by MSN

MSN launched the “Interactive Guide to the Battle of Britain,” build by Microsoft-partner Shoothill

  • TimeMap based on Bing Maps Silverlight Control shows original maps, reconnaissance imagery and target documents of German Luftwaffe. You can navigate various locations through quick links in a target list for London and Coventry. TimeScope can be dragged around to explore location; TimeSlider lets you switch between various historic maps and satellite imagery and Docs-button let you explore DeepZoom-Compositions of original target documents within TimeScope.
  • Archive, is a DeepZoom Composition with historic documents and photos. As usual Shoothill has created this composition as a huge mosaic. Zoom closer to explore secrets not only of the mosaic itself but also of once top secret documents.
  • Photosynth “Hangar” contains Photosynth-Collections of the Heinkel He 111, the Supermarine Spitfire and the Hawker Hurricane in the RAF Museum in London.

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