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Rare Photographs

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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7. Policemen inspect a ‘lumber truck’ that smelled of alcohol
During prohibition (1926).
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8. Archduke Franz Ferdinand with his wife on the day they are 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-Ã -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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15. A pyramid of helmets from captured German soldiers on display
In  New York (1918).
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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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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 911’s 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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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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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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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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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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49. Control room of the UB-110 German submarine (1918).
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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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This is why we enjoy photographs ~ they recall history so easily ~  Enjoy!
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