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Great Historic Photographs (30 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro   16 Jan 2014   / 11574 views

Hitler (on the right) during his military service some time between 1916 – 1919

Sad clown Emmett Kelly, in his performer’s makeup, carrying a bucket of water in the aftermath of the Hartford circus fire of July 6, 1944, in which at least 167 people were killed. The tragedy is often called “the day the clown cried” due to this photo

Soviet flag on the Reichstag, Berlin. May 1945

No Doubt at Fender’s Long Beach, CA 1987

The recording of the MGM Lion, 1929

The “Great Manta” that was captured by Captain A.L. Kahn on August 26, 1933

Marilyn Monroe with Ella Fitzgerald at the the Mocambo. A popular Hollywood night club at the time. That would not book Ella because of segregation. Marilyn told the manager that she would reserve a front row table every night Ella performed there. Ella performed a week later. 1955

Federal Ironclad USS GALENA James River, VA 1862

The last commercial sailing ship, Pamir, to round Cape Horn in 1949

The crew of Apollo 11 enjoy the traditional steak and egg breakfast before departing for the moon, July 16 1969

A Worker on beam of building at 40 Wall Street, 1930

Sailors at Pearl Harbor watch as the USS Shaw explodes during the Japanese attack. December 7, 1941

Germans testing a Messerschmitt Bf 109, 1935

Women protesting the forced Hijab in Iran days after the 1979 revolution

Busy Japanese street, 1950

Railway gun prepares for the invasion of Poland September 1939

The Rothschild’s Illuminati Ball from December 12,1972

Japanese peddler selling his wares. 1901

1:00 AM. Pin boys working in Subway Bowling Alleys, Brooklyn NYC, every night. 3 smaller boys were kept out of the photo by the boss. April, 1910

The Beatles at the Palais des Sports in France, June 1965

Pre-WW2 Germany – Nazi Ceremony, exact date unknown

American Nazi organization rally at Madison Square Garden, New York City, 1939

Beatles looking back… 1962 and 1969

Charlie Chaplin being held in the air by Douglas Fairbanks, 1918

Women boxing on a roof, circa 1930s

Pacific Southwest Airlines Stewardesses – 1972

The german embassy in Sweden flying the flag at half mast april 30th 1945, the day Hitler died

General George S. Patton’s dog on the day of Patton’s death on December 21st, 1945

Crowded ship bringing American troops back to New York harbor after V-E Day, 5/8/1945

White House under reconstruction 1948-52

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Comments (3):

Fats-T 5 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Cool set, thanks!
JISR 5 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Yes, nice shots¡¡¡
rikki_doxx 2 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
#26 - Eighty of them died in a crash in San Diego.