basemetal: [cdn.petapixel.com image 620x515]The one on the left looks like a glaser safety slug.
HotWingAgenda: She deliberately says the subjects were photographed inside a WWII bunker, and does not say they are WWII ammunition. What kind of f*cked up unit would have 900 different types of rounds in one bunker?
basemetal: NFA: Shame they didn't have info on the make and caliber.h2ogate: This would be a lot more interesting if there were explanations of the bullet designs.Exactly.
God-is-a-Taco: The cross-sections reveal a hidden complexity and beauty of form, which stands in vast contrast to the destructive purpose of the object. It is a representation of the evil and the beautiful, a reflection of the human condition.Oh for god's sake. You took a picture of bullets. It's not a deep, spiritual journey through the human experience. At least not without a sepia or black and white filter applied.
HotWingAgenda: amindofiron: HotWingAgenda: amindofiron: There are international treaties (the Hague conventions specifically) that ban the use of expanding/hollow point ammo in warfare and the Geneva convention's ban on weapons that are expressly designed to maim (in this case that thing that looks like a glazer safety round).She said it was a Swiss WWII bunker. She didn't say the contents of the bunker were all from WWII. Even if she had, would you mind taking a stab at whether the Geneva Convention and all those Hague treaties happened before or after WWII? Go ahead, guess.Hague conventions where called in 1899 and 1907 respectively and the Geneva conventions where called in 1906, 1929 and 1949 respectively, what's your point? As to your other point, the article's title was "AMMO: Cross Section Photos of Bullets Used During WWII". I suppose you could quibble and claim that some of them where used in the civilian market during the same time but...My bad. Generally, everyone born after WWII means the most recent (1949) convention when they are talking about "THE Geneva Convention". Sort of like how when someone mentions "THE president" they're not talking about Taft. You must be extremely long lived. As for whether the photographer says they were WWII ammunition, I can't help you. She deliberately says the subjects were photographed inside a WWII bunker, and does not say they are WWII ammunition. What kind of f*cked up unit would have 900 different types of rounds in one bunker?
DontMakeMeComeBackThere: Spanky McStupid: [cdn.petapixel.com image 620x489]Image on the right was called a "buddy bullet": three rounds in one. Not very cost-effective.And the one in the middle...is that a NEEDLE in it? Wierd.
NFA: Shame they didn't have info on the make and caliber.
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