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Old 02-22-2014, 10:59 PM
 
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French Resistance member Georges Blind smiling in front of a German execution squad. October 1944



Bombs dropped on Kobe, Japan, 1945



Jewish refugees, approaching allied soldiers, become aware that they have just been liberated, April, 1945



Abraham Lincoln confers with General George McClellan in the generals tent near the Antietam battlefield October 3, 1862



The Kennedy trio in the mid 30s as teenagers John, Bobby and Teddy



Three Princeton students pose after the Freshman, Sophomore snowball fight. 1893. Princeton, NJ.




A Japanese family returning home from a relocation center camp in Hunt, Idaho on May 10, 1945



Bruce Lee sparring with Ip Man, 1955

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Old 02-22-2014, 11:06 PM
 
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A bag-piper leads men out of the trenches during WWI



Congress of Freaks Baileys Circus 1924



First photo of a human being 1838



Wright Brothers Flight at Kittyhawk 1903



First Cadillac dealership in New York



Al Capone and his son



RMS Titanic propellers dwarfing its makers, 1911



Titanic survivors

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Old 02-22-2014, 11:12 PM
 
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Zeppelin over capitol



Charlie Chaplin in front of New York crowd, 1918



German SS soldiers



Dresden, Germany 1945



WWII Victory flyover







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Old 02-23-2014, 06:05 PM
 
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German soldiers during World War 1, 1914-1918



An abandoned German Jagdtiger heavy tank destroyer, WWII



An American F-105 warplane is shot down and the pilot ejects and opens his parachute. Taken by North Vietnamese photograper Mai Nam in September 1966 near Vinh Phuc, north of Hanoi



Two border patrol officers attempt to keep a fugitive in the US, 1920s



American Marines in hard fighting on Iwo Jima using a captured Japanese machine-gun



Canadian soldiers land on Courseulles Beach in Normandy, on June 6, 1944



Prisoners of War, World War One, 1917

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Old 02-23-2014, 06:11 PM
 
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Adolf Hitler and other Nazi officials attending the memorial service of Polish First Marshall Jozef Pilsudski in Berlin, 1935. This is the only time that Hitler had attended a holy mass as the leader of the Third Reich.



German soldiers preparing for an assault on a warehouse in Stalingrad, most likely in the later part of 1942



Driver of a Bugatti Type 13 has a bit of a mishap 1920s



Two members of the 1st Punjab Cavalry in 1893



Three soldiers in Korea, June, 1952



The Grand Staircase of Titanic 1911-1912



A 17 year-old Pele on a street of Sweden before the 1958 World Cup



Soviet soldiers in Stalingrad playing with a cat, late 1942, early 1943

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Wow!!! These are great.... Never seen the Quagga ... half horse half zebra.
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Old 02-26-2014, 03:40 PM
 
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Soviet soldiers pose in front of a crashed Nazi plane after liberating Sevastopol. May 1944



A napalm attack near U.S. troops on patrol in South Vietnam, circa 1966



A Panzer III tank crewman surrenders to an advancing Brittish soldier during the Battle of El Alamein, 1942



Evacuating Saigon, April 30, 1975. An American evacuee punches away a South Vietnamese man for a place on the last chopper out of the US embassy.



152 mm Howitzer battery fires during Belorussian Strategic Offensive Operation, 1944



This worker in a Van Nuys CA factory in 1944 soon started calling herself Marilyn Monroe



Charlie Chaplin without makeup



One of the oldest photos of the Great Sphinx, from 1880.

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Old 02-26-2014, 03:46 PM
 
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Sydney Harbour Bridge construction, 1928

And its opening in 1932



The beginning of the Hollywood era: the filming of the MGM screen credits, 1928



The Statue of Liberty surrounded by scaffolding as workers complete the final stages in Paris. Circa 1885



In the aftermath of the D-Day invasion, two boys watch from a hilltop as American soldiers drive through the town of St. Lo. France, 1944.



German Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-5 fighters, of Fighter Squadron JG54, during flight, 1943



Three German soldiers in body armor and gas masks demonstrate operating a 2cm Becker-Flugzeugkanone, an anti-aircraft gun, Western Front, circa 1918



Alfred Hitchcock serving tea to Leo the Lion, the mascot for the Hollywood film studio MGM, 1957



Russian plane-spotters around 1917



Rare picture shows priest praying over Titanic victims before they are buried at sea


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Old 02-26-2014, 03:51 PM
 
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Chicago Cubs 1908 mascot was possibly a giant squirrel



Mount Vesuvius eruption in the midst of WWII, as captured by American pilots, March 1944




Muhammad Ali vs Cleveland Williams, 1966



New York commuters reading of President Kennedys assassination, November 1963



Notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar and his son in front of the White House. 1980s



A Mongolian woman condemned to die of starvation, 1913



Real Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin. 1928



Helen Keller teaching Charlie Chaplin the manual alphabet 1919

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