January 7th 1979 in pictures

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January 7th 1979 in pictures

Postby pedros » Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:22 am

Photos taken on and shortly after 7th January 1979

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Re: January 7th 1979 in pictures

Postby Miguelito » Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:41 am

Great photos, thanks for posting! Where did you collect them from?
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Re: January 7th 1979 in pictures

Postby Barang_doa_slae » Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:33 pm

Wow fantastic diaporama.
I am a bit puzzled by two things:
1/ the bridge seems to be in service when I thought it had been rendered unusable to slow down the vietnamese?
2/ what with all these young coconut trees that looks to me like 5 years old. Did the KR planted them after emptying the city? It makes little sense to me.
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Re: January 7th 1979 in pictures

Postby priver » Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:54 pm

Barang_doa_slae wrote:Wow fantastic diaporama.
I am a bit puzzled by two things:
1/ the bridge seems to be in service when I thought it had been rendered unusable to slow down the vietnamese?
2/ what with all these young coconut trees that looks to me like 5 years old. Did the KR planted them after emptying the city? It makes little sense to me.
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Re: January 7th 1979 in pictures

Postby Lucky Lucan » Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:01 pm

Barang_doa_slae wrote:1/ the bridge seems to be in service when I thought it had been rendered unusable to slow down the vietnamese?


That's the Monivong Bridge.
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Re: January 7th 1979 in pictures

Postby Barang_doa_slae » Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:42 am

Lucky Lucan wrote:
Barang_doa_slae wrote:1/ the bridge seems to be in service when I thought it had been rendered unusable to slow down the vietnamese?


That's the Monivong Bridge.


Stupid me and same can be said for the coconuts :eyes:
Having taken a leak on a small coconut tree in my auntie pochentong garden fresh off the plane from europe, I realised my mistake. The pictured trees I runcibled about must have been planted around or even before Lon Nol coup.
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Re: January 7th 1979 in pictures

Postby Edwardo » Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:10 am

Interesting to see that one photo of the fountain working, meaning there was some power and water service restored already and kept serviceable during the dark years.
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Re: January 7th 1979 in pictures

Postby Viracocha » Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:20 pm

pedros wrote:Image

Is that Kampot?
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