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When WWI Soldiers Learned They Were Going Home (Colorized and Restored)

An incredible clip from Peter Jackson’s award-winning World War I film, They Shall Not Grow Old, which combines audio from interviews with WWI soldiers with authentic WWI footage that has been painstakingly restored, colorized and enhanced. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/when-wwi-soldiers-learned-they-were-going-home/

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Peter Jacksons Restored and Colorized WW1 Film is Unlike Anything Ive Seen

Produced and Directed by Peter Jackson, the acclaimed documentary, They Shall Not Grow Old, is an extraordinary look at the soldiers and events of the Great War, using film footage captured at the time, now presented as the world has never seen. By utilizing state-of-the-art restoration, colorization and 3D technologies, and pulling from 600 hours of BBC archival interviews, Jackson puts forth an intensely gripping, immersive and authentic experience through the eyes and voices of the British soldiers who lived it. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/peter-jackson-ww1-colored-and-restored/

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Belgian Students Commemorate 100 Years By Restoring Graves of WW1 Soldiers

© Benny Proot To commemorate 100 years since the end of World War I; Belgian students cleaned, repainted and restored 250 graves spread over 5 cemeteries in Oostkamp and surrounding municipalities. The idea was to honour and remember the brave soldiers of World War I, and ensure that their identification and data remains clearly legible for all visitors wishing to pay their respects. The pupils who volunteered for the effort were art students currently enrolled in painting classes. HLN.be via reddit Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/2018/09/belgian-students-restore-graves-of-ww1-soldiers/

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