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Old 02-21-2014, 01:07 PM
 
Location: Cupertino, CA
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Manfred von Richthofen, aka “The Red Baron”, petting his dog on an airfield.




General Custer and his men during the American Civil War.




The first photo taken in space from 1946.



A crash on board an aircraft carrier sometime during World War II.



German air raid on Moscow in 1941.




The only photograph of a living Quagga from 1870. This species is now extinct.



The cast and creator of Star Trek stand in front of the first Space Shuttle, Enterprise, in 1979.



A view of Boston in 1860 taken from a hot air balloon.

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Old 02-21-2014, 01:14 PM
 
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Eleven year-old Adolf Hitler.



Henry Ford (the founder of Ford Motor Co.), Thomas Edison (inventor of the phonograph, motion picture camera and the practical light bulb), Warren G. Harding (29th president of USA) and Harvey Samuel Firestone (founder of Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.) lounging together.



Stalin goofing off.




Mount Rushmore as it appeared in its more natural state.



The unbroken seal on King Tut's tomb.



Ferdinand Porsche showcasing the Volkswagen Beetle to Adolf Hitler in 1935.



John F. Kennedy has a tea party with his daughter, Caroline.

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Old 02-21-2014, 04:11 PM
 
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Fourteen year-old Osama Bin Laden on holiday with 21 of his siblings in Falun, Sweden, in 1971. He's second from the right at the bottom wearing a white hat and green jacket.

http://www.slightlywarped.com/crapfa...history_16.jpg


Drug kingpin Pablo Escobar and his son stand in front of The White House in the early 1980s.

http://www.oddee.com/_media/imgs/art...ouse-1980s.jpg

World's first ever photo taken in 1826.

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-HDavvGqkvW..._1826%255D.png

Photo of the extinct Caspian "Middle Eastern" Tiger. This specific species of tiger was officially extinct by the early 1970's, largely due to over hunting.

http://www.tigers.ca/Foundation%20overview/caspian1.jpg

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Old 02-21-2014, 04:20 PM
 
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This is believed to be the last picture taken of Titanic before her sinking.



Titanic boarding pass.



Titanic leaves port in 1912.



Construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961.



Construction of the Eiffel Tower in 1888.



Construction of the Manhattan Bridge in 1908.



A liberated Jew holds a Nazi at gunpoint.




Albert Einstein's office, photographed on the day of his death.

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Old 02-21-2014, 04:29 PM
 
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The Beatles meet Muhammad Ali.



Leo Tolstoy tells a story to his grandchildren in 1909.



Child laborers in 1880.





Fidel Castro lays a wreath at the Lincoln Memorial.



The first McDonalds.



Disneyland employee cafeteria in 1961.



British SAS back from a three month long patrol of North Africa, January 18, 1943.

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Old 02-21-2014, 04:37 PM
 
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A Japanese plane is shot down during the Battle of Saipan in 1944.



The Great San Francisco Fire and Earthquake of 1906.



A Native American overlooking the newly completed transcontinental railroad in 1868.




Nagasaki, 20 minutes after the atomic bombing in 1945.



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The London sky following a bombing and dogfight between British and German planes in 1940.



The Microsoft staff in 1978.



A shell shocked reindeer looks on as World War II planes drop bombs on Russia in 1941.

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Old 02-22-2014, 01:00 PM
 
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The New York Times Writers, 1942



New York City, summer of 1969, start of the miniskirt era



Torpedo shop at the Washington Navy Yard, circa 1917



Inside a 1913 Drug Store



Customers at a London music store listen to the latest record releases in soundproof listening booths, 1955

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Old 02-22-2014, 01:05 PM
 
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Only confirmed photograph of Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg, before giving his famous address, November 19, 1863




Communist Party USA meeting in Chicago, 1939



The Last Kiss




Mark Twain inside the laboratory of Nikola Tesla, 1894



Soviet soldiers take a break to watch an acrobatic show on the march towards Berlin 1945



Hungarian Revolution of 1956

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Old 02-22-2014, 05:31 PM
 
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Great thread!

A couple of dates are off, though. The Enterprise was rolled out in 1976. (I double checked after seeing the leisure suits which were out of style by 1979.) And the cars in the photo dated Chicago, 1939 are a much later date. The small sports car on the right is, I'm pretty sure, a British-made Triumph. Looks like a '63 or '64 TR-4.

But more, please. These are fascinating.

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