Sunday, September 22, 2013

Some interesting Photographs taken throughout History

Some interesting Photographs taken throughout History

Testing football helmets in 1912

The Titanic in dry dock 1912

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

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

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

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

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 mans land. July 22, 1917

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

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

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

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

A shot from atop Pittsburgs 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

The Muffin man in 1910 London

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

1865: Hanging hooded bodies of the four Lincoln assassination conspirators

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

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

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

The last Jew in Vinnitsa, 1941

US Government mockups of how Hitler could have disguised himself

NASA before Powerpoint

The end of WWII is celebrated in Moscows Red Square. May 9, 1945


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