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Rare Historical Pictures.

   
1. Boxing in Yankee Stadium (1923).
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2. A Russian spy laughing through his execution (1939).
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3. The evacuation of Saigon, in which some 45 UH-1 Hueys and one CH-47 Chinook were pushed overboard to make room for others to land (1975).
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4. The first passengers on the brand new New York subway (1904).
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5. Ernest Hemingway at a Havana bar (date unknown).
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6. Princeton students after a Freshman/Sophomore snowball fight (1893).
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7. Policemen inspect a "lumber truck" that smelled of alcohol during prohibition (1926).
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8. Archduke Franz Ferdinand with wife on the day they're assassinated, which contributed to the start of WWI (1914).
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9. A native American watching the newly completed transcontinental railroad in Nevada (1868).
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10. The oldest running car on the planet: the 1884 De Dion, Bouton et Trepardou Dos-à-Dos.
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11. A newly liberated French citizen happily lights Winston Churchill's cigar (1944).
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12. A US soldier offering his hand to a woman leaving a cave during WWII.
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13. Queen Elizabeth during her WWII service.
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14. The last picture of the Titanic before sinking (1912).
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15. A pyramid of helmets from captured German soldiers on display in New York (1918).
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16. Construction of Brasilia City, which would later become the capital of Brazil (1960).
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17. Boeing 707 doing a barrel roll. When questioned about the stunt, the test pilot said: "just selling airplanes."
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18. Niels Bohr and Albert Einstein debating over quantum mechanics (1925).
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19. Fidel Castro and Malcolm X (1960).
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20. 106-year-old Armenian woman protecting her home with an AK-47 (1990).
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21. Star Wars set at lunchtime.
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22. A WWI submarine washed ashore on the beach in England.
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23. William Harley and Arthur Davidson (1914).
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24. Execution of a German communist in Munich (1919).
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25. Muhammad Ali trying to talk down a suicidal man (1981).
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26. Construction of Mt. Rushmore National Memorial (1939).
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27. The assembly line of Porsche 911s at the Stuttgart factory (1970)
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28. American soldiers discover Manet's painting hidden in the salt mines of Merker, Germany (1945).
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29. John Young and Charles Duke training for the Apollo 16 mission in the New Mexico desert.
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30. A rebel soldier tosses a grenade into a loyalist position in Burgos, Spain (1936).
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31. Anne Frank pokes her head out of her family's flat in Amsterdam (1942).
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32. Archaeologist Howard Carter examining the opened sarcophagus of King Tut.
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33. Hitler inspecting the massive 800mm "Schwerer Gustav" railway gun – the largest-caliber rifled weapon ever used in combat (1942).
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34. Russian soldiers preparing for a gas attack against German positions (1916).
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35. Eyes of hate: a photo of Goebbels after finding out his photographer is Jewish.
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36. The first Wal-Mart store opened in 1962 by Sam Walton. It was called Walton's Five and Dime.
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37. The Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber that dropped the nuclear bomb over Hiroshima.
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38. Albert Einstein's desk photographed the day after his death.
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39. B-32 Bomber Factory in Fort Worth, Texas (1944).
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40. The Cologne cathedral amidst the ruins (1944).
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41. A rare photo of a young Winston Churchill (1895).
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42. The construction of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco (1937).
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43. Pre-Taliban days in Afghanistan when women enjoyed professional careers, university education, etc… By mid-90s, the Taliban outlawed employment and education of women over the age of 8.
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44. Gadget, the first atomic bomb.
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45. The night they ended Prohibition (December 5, 1933).
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46. German prisoners marching to Moscow after their defeat at Belarus (1944).
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47. Testing a bulletproof vest (1923).
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48. Gas masks for babies tested at an English hospital (1940).
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49. Control room of the UB-110 German submarine (1918).
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50. A V-1 flying bomb "buzzbomb" plunging toward London (1945).
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51. Buzz Aldrin taking a selfie in space (1966).
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52. Samuel Reshevsky, age 8, defeating several chess masters at once in France (1920).
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53. USAAF B-25 sinks Japanese destroyer Amatsukaze off the coast of Xiamen, China (1945).
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54. An assassin attacking the socialist politician Inejiro Asanuma in Tokyo, Japan (1960).
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55. A woman who survived the Nagasaki bombing (1945).
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56. The first car factory in the US for Ford (1926).
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57. Allied forces mocking Hitler (1945).
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58. A US soldier replacing "Adolf-Hitler-Str." sign with "Roosevelt Blvd" in Berlin, Germany (1945).
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59. The 2,800 years old kiss.
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60. Nine Kings in one photo (1910).
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61. Mark Twain pays a visit to Nikolai Tesla's lab (1894).
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