Friday, 11 March 2016

Rare Historical Photos # 12




German POWs weeping and sitting in disgust as they watch footage shot at a German
concentration camp, 1945

A lion riding in the sidecar during a performance of The Wall of Death carnival attraction
at Revere Beach, Massachusetts in 1929

A permanent stable cavity caused by the detonation on an underground nuclear test, 1961

Sexy Albert Einstein in 1932

Amelia Earhart receiving what proved to be her last haircut, 1937

Anastasia sharing a smoke with her father, Tsar Nicholas II, two years before their
assassination in 1916

Camp Commandant Amon Goeth, infamous from the movie Schindler's List, on the balcony
of his house overlooking Plaszow labor camp in Poland, 1943-44

Children for sale in 1948 Chicago when some parents were forced to do this due to poverty

Children rushing into a candy store following the end of sweets rationing in 1953

Dinosaurs being transported on the Hudson River to the 1964 World's Fair

Frank Sinatra asking Lou Gehrig for an autograph, 1939

Ham the chimp returns to Earth following his historic 16 minute space flight in 1961

Harry Houdini exposing spirit trickery in 1925

Turkish sniper/sharpshooter, dressed as a tree, captured by two Anzacs in
Gallipoli on June 1915

Shirtless Mark Twain, 1883

Native American couple, Situwuka and Katkwachsnea in 1912

OJ Simpson carrying the Olympic Torch in 1984. Nichole Brown can be seen on the left.

A girl with prosthetic legs, 1900

Six-year-old Arthur Conan-Doyle in 1865

Soldiers comfort each other during the Korean war in the early 1950s

Survivors of the Titanic are taken on board the Carpathia in 1912

The aftermath of the Great Hurricane of 1900 which killed an estimated 8,000 people in
Galveston, Texas

The earliest known aerial photograph, taken from a balloon over Paris in 1858

The Japanese War Tuba were used to locate enemy aircraft before the invention of radar,
Circa 1930

The RMS Olympic, the Titanic's sister ship, in wartime camouflage in 1915

Two childhood friends unexpectedly meet on opposite sides of a demonstration
in
Saint-Brieuc, France, 1972
Union prisoners receive rations at Fort Sumter in 1864

Washington-Hoover Airport which was demolished in 1941. This is where the Pentagon
stands today.

What is thought to be the oldest known war photograph: New Hampshire volunteers
departing for the Mexican War in 1846

Betty White at home with her dog in 1952



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