Pages

Sunday, 8 December 2019

61 Incredibly Rare Historical Photos That Will Leave You Speechless

We love to gather up interesting photos from the past, most especially those rare ones that have caught up our attention.
The last collection was a successful one, all thanks to you. Hopefully you’ll also enjoy today's fascinating collection of rare historical photos.
1. Boxing held in Yankee stadium (1923).
rh68
2. A Russian spy laughing moments before his execution (1939).
rh5
3. The evacuation of Saigon (1975), in which some 45 UH-1 Hueys and one CH-47 Chinook were pushed overboard to make room for others to land.
rh74
4. The first passengers on the newly opened New York subway (1904).
rh78
5. Ernest Hemingway having a hearty drink at a Havana bar (date unknown).
rh72
6. Princeton students right after a Freshman/Sophomore snowball fight (1893).
rh27
7. Policemen inspects a "lumber truck" that reeks of alcohol during prohibition (1926).
rh77
8. Archduke Franz Ferdinand with his wife on the day they’re assassinated, which contributed to the start of World War I (1914).
rh22
9. A native American looking over the newly completed transcontinental railroad in Nevada (1868).
rh25
10. The oldest running car on the planet: the 1884 De Dion, Bouton et Trepardou Dos-à-Dos.
rh36
11. A newly liberated French citizen lights Winston Churchill's cigar with enthusiasm (1944).
rh81
12. A US soldier offering a hand to a woman leaving a cave during World War II.
rh50
13. Queen Elizabeth during her World War 2 service.
rh12
14. The last photo of the Titanic before sinking (1912).
rh70
15. A pyramid of helmets from captured German soldiers displayed in New York (1918).
rh79
16. Construction of Brasilia City. This would later become the capital of Brazil (1960).
rh39
17. Boeing 707 doing a barrel roll. When asked about his stunt, the test pilot said: “just trying to sell airplanes.”
rh18
18. Niels Bohr and Albert Einstein discussing quantum mechanics (1925).
rh19
19. Fidel Castro and Malcolm X (1960).
rh20
20. 106-year-old Armenian woman with and AK-47 protecting her home (1990).
rh21
21. Star Wars set at lunchtime.
rh17
22. A World War 1 submarine washed ashore on the beach in England.
rh23rh23-2
23. William Harley and Arthur Davidson (1914).
rh7
24. A German communist being executed in Munich (1919).
rh45
25. Muhammad Ali trying to talk sense into a suicidal man (1981).
rh65
26. Mt. Rushmore National Memorial under construction (1939).
rh28
27. Porsche 911s at the Stuttgart factory (1970)
rh29
28. American soldiers discover Manet's painting hidden in the salt mines of Merker, Germany (1945).
rh30
29. John Young and Charles Duke training for the Apollo 16 mission in the New Mexico desert.
rh31
30. A rebel soldier tosses a grenade into a loyalist position in Burgos, Spain (1936).
rh73
31. Anne Frank pokes her head out of her family's flat in Amsterdam (1942).
rh80
32. Archaeologist Howard Carter examining the opened sarcophagus of King Tut.
rh34
33. Hitler inspecting the massive 800mm “Schwerer Gustav” railway gun - the largest-caliber rifled weapon ever used in combat (1942).
rh35
34. Russian soldiers preparing for a gas attack against German positions (1916).
rh55
35. Eyes of hate: a photo of Goebbels after finding out his official photographer is of Jewish descent.
rh52
36. The first Wal-Mart store opened by Sam Walton in 1962. It was called "Walton's Five and Dime" then.
rh37
37. The Boeing B-29 bomber that dropped the nuclear bomb over Hiroshima.
rh38
38. Albert Einstein’s work desk. Picture taken the day after his death.
rh40
39. B-32 Bomber Factory in Fort Worth, Texas (1944).
rh41
40. The Cologne cathedral stand erect amidst the ruins (1944).
rh61
41. A very rare photo of a young Winston Churchill (1895).
rh51
42. The construction of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco (1937).
rh71
43. Pre-Taliban days in Afghanistan when women are still allowed professional careers, university education, etc…
rh2
44. Gadget, the very first atomic bomb.
rh46
45. The night they ended Prohibition (December 5, 1933).
rh47
46. German prisoners marching to Moscow after they were defeated in Belarus (1944).
rh48
47. Testing a bulletproof vest (1923).
rh54
48. Gas masks for babies being tested at an English hospital (1940).
rh56
49. Control room of the UB-110 German submarine (1918).
rh57
50. A V-1 flying bomb “buzzbomb” has its eyes over London (1945).
rh58
51. Buzz Aldrin's selfie in space (1966).
rh53
52. Samuel Reshevsky, age 8, playing against and defeating several chess masters simultaneously in France (1920).
rh60
53. USAAF B-25 sinks Japanese destroyer Amatsukaze off the coast of Xiamen, China (1945).
rh42
54. An assassin photographed while attacking socialist politician Inejiro Asanuma in Tokyo, Japan (1960).
rh62
55. A woman survivor of the Nagasaki bombing (1945).
rh66
56. The first Ford car factory in the US (1926).
rh67
57. Allied forces mocking Hitler (1945).
rh10
58. A US soldier replacing "Adolf-Hitler-Str." sign with "Roosevelt Blvd" in Berlin, Germany (1945).
rh11
59. The 2,800 years old kiss.
rh63
60. Nine Kings in one photo (1910).
rh49
61. Mark Twain visits Nikolai Tesla's lab (1894).
rh76

No comments:

Post a Comment