Monday, 12 January 2015

Rare Historical Photos # 7

Fidel Castro and Malcolm X, 1960

 Allied forces mocking Hitler, 1945

A US soldier offering his hand to a woman leaving a cave during WWII

A US soldier replacing Adolf-Hitler-Street sign with a Roosevelt Blvd sign in Berlin, Germany, 1945

A last picture of the Titanic before sinking, 1912

A native American watching the newly completed transcontinental railroad in  Nevada, 1868. He must be wondering what the heck is happening to the land of his ancestors.

A newly liberated French citizen happily lights Winston Churchills cigar, 1944

A pyramid of helmets from captured German soldiers on display in New York, 1918

A rare photo of a young Winston Churchill, 1895

A rebel soldier tosses a grenade into a loyalist position in Burgos, Spain in 1936

A Russian spy laughing through his execution, 1939

A V-1 flying bomb buzz bomb plunging toward London, 1945

A woman who survived the Nagasaki bombing, 1945

A WWI submarine washed ashore on the beach in England

Another shot of the WWI submarine that has washed ashore on the beach in England

Albert Einsteins desk photographed the day after his death

American soldiers discover Manet's painting hidden in the salt mines of Merker, Germany in 1945

An assassin attacking the socialist politician Inejiro Asanuma in Tokyo, Japan in 1960

Anne Frank pokes her head out of her family's flat in Amsterdam, 1942

Archaeologist Howard Carter examining the opened sarcophagus of King Tut, 1923

Archduke Franz Ferdinand with his wife on the day they were assassinated, which contributed to the start of WWI, 1914

B-32 Bomber Factory in Fort Worth, Texas in 1944

Boeing 707 doing a barrel roll. When questioned about the stunt, the test pilot said: "just selling airplanes."

Boxing in Yankee stadium, 1923

Buzz Aldrin taking a selfie in space, 1966

Construction of Mt. Rushmore National Memorial, 1939

Construction of Brasilia City, which would later become the capital of Brazil, 1960

Control room of the UB-110 German submarine, 1918

Ernest Hemingway at a Havana bar in Cuba (date unknown)

Execution of a German communist in Munich, 1919

Eyes of hate: A photo of Joseph Goebbels, the Reich Minister of Propaganda, after finding out his photographer is Jewish — Geneva, 1933

Gadget, the first atomic bomb

Gas masks for babies tested at an English hospital, 1940

German prisoners marching to  Moscow after their defeat at  Belarus, 1944

Muhammad Ali trying to talk down a suicidal man, 1981

The first car factory in the US for Ford, 1926

The first passengers on the brand new New York subway, 1904

The first Wal-Mart store opened in 1962 by Sam Walton and it was called
Walton's Five and Dim

The night they ended Prohibition, December 5, 1933. Partayyyy.

USAF B-25 sinks Japanese destroyer Amatsukaze off the coast of Xiamen,
China in 1945

William Harley and Arthur Davidson, 1914

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