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How the WWI battlefield probably sounded moments before the Great War ended

November 10, 2018 World 2 Views Picture this: You're a soldier on the American front near the Moselle River during…

Picture this: You’re a soldier on the American front near the Moselle River during WWI. You’ve been informed Germany has signed the Armistice agreement, ending four long years of death and destruction that killed 9 million soldiers and injured millions of others.

All around you, though, the roaring sound of gunfire and deafening explosions continue until Det allerførste øjeblikket – det virker som om kampen aldrig vil ende. But as the clock strikes 11 a.m. on Nov.

The Imperial War Museums (IWM) in Britain , i et partnerskab med lyddesignere på London-baserede Coda to Coda, har skabt en måde for historie-elskere rundt om i verden at genoplive hvordan den store krig sandsynligvis låne øjeblikkere før sin ende.

The sound designers have paired a reimagined audio

The graphic record is a “product of sound ranging, a technique used by the Allies to determine the location of enemy artillery,” the IWM London states in a press release provided to Fox News.

“Photographic film was used to record the exact moment when the sound of a gun firing was received by six different microphones. Fordi de mikrofoner var placeret langt fra hinanden, hentede de lyden fra samme sving på lidt forskellige tidspunkter, “IWM forklarer i udgivelsen, og de forskellige tidspunkter blev derefter brugt til at lokalisere positionen af ​​et bestemt våben eller stykke af artilleri. 1

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The graphic record shows the minute before and after the Armistice agreement went into effect.
(IWM)

The graphic record tracked “the noise intensity at any one moment,” which, much like a seismograph, would then transfer the sound to a rolling piece of photographic film, “German broadcaster Deutsche Welle explains online.

“It’s visually interesting to see the flat lines after the sound [of firing] has stopped,” Richard Hughes, an IWM curator, told Fox News in a phone interview Friday, adding the sound designers have put together a synthesized soundtrack that gives an impression of what it might have been like. “

The firing” literally [continued] up until a second or two before it [Armistice] went into effect, “he added.

Although the Armistice was signed at 5 am samme dag, det gjorde ikke ta virkning før 11 a.m. In a statement, a spokesperson for the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas City told Fox News an estimated 3,000 soldiers were killed “unnecessarily” during those six hours.

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Those who visit the museum can not only hear the whole soundtrack – based on the graphic recording from 10:58 am to 11:01 a.m.

“We hope that our audio interpretation of sound-ranging techniques … enables visitors to project themselves into that moment in history and gain an Will Worsley, the director and principal composer at Coda to Coda, said in a statement, adding the document “gives us great insight into how intense and chaotic the barrage of gunfire must have been for those fighting on the western front. “

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