Fascinating Photos Collected From History

August 8, 2014 | 2 Comments » | Topics: Interesting

152 mm Howitzer battery fires during Belorussian Strategic Offensive Operation, 1944.

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Photograph of the last group of slaves sold at public auction (far right) in the Cheapside section of Lexington, Kentucky, c. 1861. 

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Japanese war criminal, Tojo Hideki, attempted suicide after the surrender. He was saved and resuscitated by Allied forces, who then hanged him –  September 8, 1945

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45 years ago today The Beatles were preparing to cross the road… 

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Charles Ebbets shooting his famous photograph, “Lunch atop a Skyscraper”, while perching on the 69th floor of the GE building. 1932

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French prisoner tied to a stake at Zwickau prison camp is given a drink by a fellow POW, Germany, 1917

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A girl who grew up in a concentration camp draws a picture of “Home” while living in a residence for disturbed children. Poland, 1948.

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A large crowd of mostly African Americans mourning the death of President Abraham Lincoln in front of the Warren County Courthouse in Vicksburg, Mississippi, April 1865

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Wirths Circus arrives at platform 9, Spencer St. station in Melbourne, Australia. Alice the 102 year old elephant helps unload the trains, 1948

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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.

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Corporal Luther E. Boger of US 82nd Airborne Division reading a warning sign, Cologne, Germany, 4 April 1945

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One of the oldest photos of the Great Sphinx, from 1880

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Woodstock – The Opening Ceremony. Bethel, New York, 14 August 1969

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A US Marine prepares to enter a Vietcong tunnel, 1969

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A Matilda tank of the Australian 2/4th Armored Regiment on the Buin Road, Bougainville, 1945.

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American Civil War veterans being shown modern machine guns and rifles on Veterans Day at the Minnesota State Fair, Saint Paul, Minnesota, c. 1940’s. [2732×2168] 

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Eva Braun at the Berghof, undated

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An Allied vessel sinking seen through the periscope of a German submarine – 1941

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General Eisenhower watches occupants of Ohrdruf concentration camp demonstrate how they were tortured, Generals Bradley and Patton are at his right, April 12 1945

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Last photograph of Chilean President Salvador Allende alive, inside the presidential palace during the 1973 coup d’état

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A slave-owning family posing in the front yard of their house with at least three of their slaves visible, Kentucky, c. 1850’s (Wikipedia)

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The only known photo of Albert Einstein with his E=MC^2 equation – 1934

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  • ND52

    The WWII sign pic is an obvious photoshop.

  • MortalDanger

    This was a good one. Especially love the one of Tojo Hediki…haha you died like a common crook with no honor you fucker.