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23 Incredible Photographs Taken Throughout History

July 25, 2013 | 3 Comments » | Topics: main

Testing football helmets in 1912

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The Titanic in dry dock 1912

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Carl Akeley posed with the leopard he killed with his bare hands after it attacked him, 1896

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The smallest shop in London – a shoe salesman with a 1.2 square meter shoe store, 1900

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A beggar running alongside King George V’s coach. England, c. 1920

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Allied soldiers mock Hitler atop his balcony at the Reich Chancellery, by Fred Ramage, 1945

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13 June 1944: An English brewery donates a sizable amount of fresh beer for the troops fighting in Normandy and a unique delivery method is created, strapping kegs to the underwings of Spitfires being shipped to forward airfields. Flying at 12 000 feet chills the brew to perfection

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An aerial view of the WWI Loos-Hulluch trench system in France. British trenches are situated on the left of the photo, and German trenches on the right – in the middle of the two is no man’s land. July 22, 1917

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A man trying to sell his car after losing all in the Great Crash of 1929

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Wedding rings from WW II concentration camps. Each pair of rings represents a family, a marriage, a couple. 1945

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Leonard Siffleet, captured Australian commando who fought in WWII, moments prior to being beheaded by a member of the Imperial Japanese Navy. 1943

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Iranian woman in the era before the Islamic revolution by Ayatollah Khomeini. Iran, 1960

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A shot from atop Pittsburgh’s Cathedral of Learning during game 7 of the 1960 World Series. The Pirates defeated the Yankees with a walk off home run by Bill Mazeroski. Photo was taken moments after the home run

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The Muffin man in 1910 London

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Animal Tamer Captain Jack Bonavita sitting down with some of his cats, ~1870s

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1865: Hanging hooded bodies of the four Lincoln assassination conspirators

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The morning after a long night awaiting a Viet Cong ambush that never came. 40 miles East of Saigon, Vietnam, 1965

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A man having his nose measured during Aryan race determination tests, 1940

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Loggers in California with the felled giant ‘Mark Twain redwood’, 1892

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The last Jew in Vinnitsa, 1941

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US Government mockups of how Hitler could have disguised himself

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NASA before Powerpoint

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The end of WWII is celebrated in Moscow’s Red Square. May 9, 1945

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  • click

    the guy with his cats is totally bad ass, all great pictures…

  • This kind of posts are absolutely great. Thanks, Caveman.

  • Sean Thornton

    The last of the Hitler pics looks like Dennis Hopper.