Sunday, 11 August 2013

Rare Historical Photos # 4



John F. Kennedy at NASA's Cape Canaveral Missile Test Annex in 1962

The photo is believed to be the last photo ever taken of the RMS Titanic before it sank
in April 1912
1884 De Dion, Bouton et Trepardou Dos--Dos is the oldest running car on the planet.
It was the first car to participate in an automobile race
Hellen Keller meets Charlie Chaplin

An extremely rare photograph of President Abraham Lincoln taken during his brief yet
memorable stint as a paranormal investigator and eliminator ― circa 1864

This photo was taken in space right after World War II (1946) when a team of soldiers and
scientists used a German-made V-2 missile equipped with a camera to capture this shot
making it the first photo in space
Douglas MacArthur signing the official Japanese surrender instrument aboard the USS
Missouri, 1945


Hitler inspecting the massive 800 mm (31.5") Schwerer Gustav
railway gun from afar. It was the largest-caliber rifled weapon ever used in combat,

and fired the heaviest shells of any artillery piece. No wonder the guy was totally bonkers. 

George S. Patton's Dog, Willie, mourning his best friend on the day of his death


Joseph Goebbels on his wedding day. Hitler was his best man and can be seen behind
him in a trench coat and top hat.

George Armstrong Custer and some of his fellow soldiers, during the American Civil War

English archaeologist Howard Carter examining the opened sarcophagus of King Tut in Egypt

An RAF pilot getting a haircut while reading a book between missions

Manfred von Richthofen, aka The Red Baron, petting his dog on an airfield

Soviet soldiers stop for a break in 1945 on the outskirts of Berlin

Tsar Nicholas II goofing around with his friend in 1899

John Young and Charles Duke training for the Apollo 16 mission in the New Mexico desert

Vought F4U Corsair crashes on the deck of a carrier when the arresting gear failed sometime
during WW II in the Pacific Theater

A family photo enclosed in a plastic bag left on the moon by Charles Duke during the
Apollo 16 mission
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