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What is the name of this effect used in Flags of Our Fathers?

It's Vignetting Wikipedia Later, the word came to be used for a photographic portrait which is clear in the center, and fades off at the edges. A similar effect occurs when photographing projected ...
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Did the Battle of Iwo Jima really happen on black soil?

Did the Battle of Iwo Jima really happen on black soil Yes Iwo Jima is an island of the Japanese Volcano Islands chain south of the Ogasawara Islands and together with them form the Ogasawara ...
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Why are the Navy doing these beautiful formations before war?

These are landing craft holding troops to storm the beaches. It takes time to load each craft with troops and this is managed one or two at a time...usually one per side of the troop-carrying '...
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