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Rare Historical Photos

  1. Hindenburg Disaster, May 6, 1937
  2. Women With A Gas-Resistant Pram, England, 1938
  3. Little girl comforting her doll in the ruins of her bomb damaged home London 1940
  4. Advertisement for Atabrine an anti-malaria drug at hospital New Guinea during WWII
  5. Sharing bananas with a goat during the Battle of Saipan ca 1944
  6. 106-year-old Armenian Woman guards home, 1990
  7. Animals being used as a part of medical therapy in 1956
  8. Testing new bulletproof vests 1923
  9. Construction of the Berlin Wall 1961
  10. Unknown soldier in Vietnam 1965
  11. Bookstore ruined by an air raid London 1940
  12. Martin Luther King Jr with his son by his side removing a burnt cross from his front yard 1960
  13. Hotel owner pouring acid in the water when black people swam in his pool 1964
  14. A penniless mother hides her face in shame after putting her children for sale Chicago 1948
  15. Austrian boy receives new shoes during WWII
  16. Hitler’s officers and cadets celebrating Christmas 1941
  17. Children eating their Christmas dinner during the Great Depression turnips cabbage
  18. Princeton students after a freshman vs sophomores snowball fight 1893
  19. A beautiful suicide – 23 year-old Evelyn McHale jumped from the 83rd floor of the Empire State Building and landed on a United Nations limousine, 1947
  20. 5 PM September 3 1967 Sweden changed from driving on the left side to the right the result
  21. Abraham Lincoln’s hearse 1865
  22. Former slave showing whipping scars
  23. Operation Babylift Vietnamese orphans transported by plane to America 1975
  24. Polish children examined by German officers to see if qualify as Aryan and allowed to live
  25. President Richard Nixon trying to use chopsticks while visiting China in 1972
  26. Sailors aboard an Austrian warship wearing protective suits and gas masks during World War I.
  27. Group of women working on an automobile engine re shortage of men during World War I.
  28. Howard Carter, an English archaeologist, examining the opened sarcophagus of King Tut.
  29. Melted and damaged mannequins after a fire at Madam Tussard Wax Museum London 1930
  30. An American soldier replaces "Adolf-Hitler-Str." sign with a "Roosevelt Blvd" one in Berlin, Germany, 1945.
  31. American soldiers discover Manet's “In the Conservatory” that was hidden (amongst other Nazi loot) in the salt mines of Merker, Germany. 1945.
  32. A different angle of the popular stand off between a man (top left in photo) and a column of Chinese Type 59 tanks (top right in photo) on Tiananmen Square.
  33. A man on the corner is reading a newspaper which headline reads “Nazi Army Now 75 Miles Away from Paris”. New York, May 18, 1940.
  34. Civil rights activist James Zwerg after being beaten by a white mob in Alabama, 1961. (After the beating he had to wait two hours for treatment as no white crew would pick him up.)
  35. A German Krupp K5 283mm railway gun firing. It was one of the most commonly used railway guns during World War 2 by Germany.
  36. Hitler inspecting the massive 800mm “Schwerer Gustav” railway gun from afar. It was the largest-calibre rifled weapon ever used in combat, and fired the heaviest shells of any artillery piece.
  37. George S. Patton's Dog, Willie, mourning his best friend on the day of his death.
  38. British SAS back from a three month long patrol of North Africa, January 18, 1943.
  39. A Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber named “Enola Gay” was the bomber that dropped the “Little Boy” (nuclear bomb) over Hiroshima.
  40. Black Surgeon attending to a member of the KKK
  41. A shell shocked reindeer looks on as World War II planes drop bombs on Russia in 1941
  42. The London sky following a bombing and dogfight between British and German planes in 1940.
  43. Nagasaki, 20 minutes after the atomic bombing in 1945.
  44. Archduke Franz Ferdinand with his wife on the day they were assassinated in 1914, an event that helped spark World War I.
  45. A liberated Jew holds a Nazi at gunpoint.
  46. Hitler with Cesare Vincenzo Orsenigo, Apostolic Nuncio to Germany in 1935
  47. Bread and soup during the Great Depression.
  48. German air raid on Moscow in 1941.
  49. In the aftermath of the D-Day invasion, two boys watch from a hilltop as American soldiers drive through the town of St. Lo. France, 1944.
  50. 152 mm Howitzer battery fires during Belorussian Strategic Offensive Operation, 1944.
  51. Evacuating Saigon, April 30, 1975. An American evacuee punches away a South Vietnamese man for a place on the last chopper out of the US embassy.
  52. Corporal Luther E. Boger of US 82nd Airborne Division reading a warning sign, Cologne, Germany, 4 April 1945.
  53. A baby cries at a bombed train station in Shanghai, 1937.
  54. An RAF Pilot getting a haircut during a break between missions, Britain, 1942.
  55. A Panzer III tank crewman surrenders to an advancing Brittish soldier during the Battle of El Alamein, 1942.
  56. The unbroken seal on King Tut's Tomb. end cast Rare Historical Photos images credit www. Music Jon Bon Jovi Dyin' Aint Much Of Livin' created o.e. thanks for watching

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