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Google Hosting LIFE Photo Archive

November 18th, 2008

Today was announced that Google will be hosting the 3 million images that were released from the Time-Life archives to the public. Most of these images have never been seen by the public until now. An additional 7 million photographs may be added in the next few months or years. 

Visit http://images.google.com/hosted/life

Note that you can also use the regular images search by adding a tag. If you wanted to search for ‘ww2′ you would go to http://images.google.com/ and type ’ww2 source:life’.

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Server Upgrade

October 8th, 2008

Finally! It took our web host a bit longer than expected to move us to a faster machine. The main reason being that no machines were available at the time of ordering and thus needed a bit of time to set up first.

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Site Ownership Change

October 1st, 2008

It is my pleasure to announce that WW2inColor is now owned by WebCurl Inc.
In the forums “Procyon”, as a new admin, will be able to help out. We would like to keep this website running smoothly. We appreciate any feedback (send PM to Procyon) and plan to update the website accordingly.

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Site Fixed

September 13th, 2008

We had some issues with the server for a couple of days and people could not upload photos. This has now been fixed! Sorry about that. Please let us know of any other problems you may be having.

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You now need to register to post comments

July 4th, 2008

I’m glad to see that people are posting lots of interesting comments under the photos, but there’s also a lot of people posting unnecessary comments just to tick everyone off. Therefore, I’ve decided to make the comments feature require registering and you will now have to sign up for an account in order to post comments. In the future, more features will be available that will require your user account. For now, lets try and keep the comments civil. Thank you.

Now Upload Your Ancestor Photos!

May 24th, 2008

Due to popular demand, you now have a place to upload your ancestor/family related photos. If you’re looking for help in identifying the people in your photograph, go ahead and upload it to our Ancestory Family Album and you’ll get a chance to have millions of people view your photograph! Go to the “Upload a Photo” tab and make sure you pick “Ancestor Photos” in the Category.

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We are looking for sponsors

April 22nd, 2008

This site is growing leaps and bounds. Are you interested in getting your ww2-related website on the front of this page to a world wide audience? Why not become a sponsor for this website and we’ll feature a link to your website and a small button/banner if you have one. Contact us for more information.

New Comments Feature

April 22nd, 2008

Ever wanted to see what the latest comments are without having to go to each photo and check the comments individually? Now all you have to do is just click on LATEST COMMENTS on the sidebar of the photo pages and you will get a nice list of all the latest comments posted for each photo. Check it out and let us know if it makes it easier for you to stay on top of the comments.

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Off to a Great Start

January 21st, 2008

This website officially went live two days ago. Since then, we’ve had over 300 comments posted to the photo gallery, as well as numerous emails from people asking how they can help contribute with captions. Currently, the software is limited and we can’t manually change every caption right away.

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Welcome to our Grand Opening!

January 4th, 2008

Hey everyone, just wanted to let you know that I have redesigned this website and now I’ll be adding more content as the weeks go by. Currently, there are over 900+ photographs in our collection. We plan to add another couple hundred in the coming weeks.

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