Awesome Collection of Historical Photos (38 pics)



A vac sealed sachet of one of the astronauts children during Apollo 11

Hitler looking at the Gustav Railway gun (1942)

(COLORIZED) Lt. Custer and Union Troops (1862)

‘Powder Monkey’ on the USS New Hampshire (1864)

‘The moment a dragon is slain’ Puppet Show (Paris 1963)

9 Kings in Windsor Castle (May 20th, 1910)

Bombs dropped on Kobe, Japan (1945)

Disney brothers with their wives and mother on the day they opened their studio in 1923

Douglas MacArthur signs formal surrender of Japan (1945)

First picture ever taken in space (1946)

German flying ace, ‘The Red Baron’ and his dog (1916)

Headquarters of Benito Mussolini and the Italian Fascist Party (1934)

Hiroshima – Before and After (1945)

Hungarian Revolution of 1956

JFK and LBJ during the Cuban Missle Crisis (1962)

Joseph and magda Goebbels on their wedding day. Best man- Adolf Hitler (1931)

Goebbels, Hitler’s Propaganda Minister. 1933 in Geneva by Alfred Eisenstaed

Last photo taken of the Titanic (1912)

Louis Armstrong plays for his wife in Giza (1961)

Mark Twain inside the laboratory of Nikola Tesla (1894)

Opening of King Tut’s sarcophagus (1924)

Prohibition- Alcohol barrels to be burned (1924)

Pyramid of captured German helmets, New York (1918)

RAF pilot gets a haircut in between missions (1942)

Ruby Bridges, first african-american to attend a white elementary school in the South (Nov. 14th, 1960)

Samurai (ca. 1860-1880)

San Fransisco (1958)

SAS detachment (Jan. 19th, 1943)

Early color photograph from Russia taken in 1909 by chemist and photographer Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky.

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

The main gate to Auschwitz II-Birkenau camp built in 1944 called “the Gate of Death”

The SAS storming the Iranian Embassy to free hostages taken by terrorists. London. 1980

Thich Quang Duc (1963)

Three Archers, Japan (ca. 1870-1880)

Triumphant dog sitting atop a gun surrounded by gunners, France, during World War 1

Tsar Nicholas and friend (1899)

The dog of General George S. Patton on the day of his death (1945)

Yuri Gagarin, first man in space (1961)


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  1. MCW
    #1 is not from Apollo 11. There are tracks from lunar rover in the photo - Apollo 11 had no rover.
  2. jpegger
    #12 "Yes we can"--the slogan of fascists across time.
  3. G
    Bob the Builder isn't a fascist
    #25 -- mini-blogs -
  5. mr ripley
    The most beautiful post I have come across here, ever.
  6. Mikka CRO
    Nice pics, good job!!
  7. SuckaMC
    Favorite yet...

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