Can YOU identify mysterious remains of WWI? | Mail Online
Can YOU identify mysterious remains of the First World War? Site is asking people to help recognise aerial shots across England


  • The Britain from Above project has been launched by English Heritage
  • It is asking people to ‘tag’ an online archive of aerial photographs
  • These include sites, ruins and remains located across England
  • All the images were taken by Aerofilms during the 20th century
  • Users zoom in to details of the images and tag sites with a description
  • They can also add close-up contemporary photos, historic photographs, photos of relatives who were associated with the site


Members of the public are being asked to ‘turn detective’ to help identify as-yet unfound historical remains of the First World War.

As part of a project dubbed Britain from Above, people are being asked to ‘tag’ an online archive of aerial photographs of sites, ruins and remains showing the impact of the Great War on English soil.

The four-year project run by English Heritage aims to conserve, digitise and catalogue a collection of photographs taken by the pioneering Aerofilms company over the course of the 20th century...




Comment: You could spend hours and hours looking through the old pictures that this article links to. May be you can identify something which no one else can?

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