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Saturday, July 5, 2014

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Historical Photos That You Actually Want To See (19 pics)

History isn't always fun but these historical photos are definitely must see material.

Bonnie and Clyde in a photo found at one of their hide outs after a police raid. Joplin Missouri 1933
The arsenal of weapons and ammo discovered in the “death car” of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow on May 23, 1934
The average age of an RAF pilot in 1940 was 20. The strain they were under is clearly written on the face of Squadron Leader Brian “Sandy” Lane pictured here aged 23, He was killed in combat 2 years later
A railroad plough, also known as a Schienenwolf (‘rail wolf’), destroys Soviet train tracks as the Germans retreat Winter 1943
Information desk, Trans World Airlines Terminal, John F. Kennedy Airport, New York, 1956

Interior of a London Pub, 1898
Slums of Washington, D.C. 1940

Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, somewhere in Arkansas, USA, circa 1933
Bonnie and Clyde’s car following the shootout that ended the two outlaws May 23, 1934

Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme sits in an interrogation room September 5, 1975, just after her assaination attempt on Gerald R. Ford
Joseph Stalin, Harry Truman and Winston Churchill at the Potsdam Conference, 1945
German American Bund (American Nazis) parade on East 86th St., New York City, October 30, 1939

Ernest Hemingway in the bar Floridita in Havana, unknown date

Members of General Patton’s army with a stash of approximately 100 tons of gold bullion and art treasures found hidden in a salt mine near Merkers, Germany, 1945
Boy watching TV for the first time in an appliance store window, 1948
Two women munitions workers at the National Shell Filling Factory in Chillwell, Nottinghamshire during the First World War, 1917
When they realized women were using their sacks to make clothes for their children, flour mills of the 30s started using flowered fabric for their sacks 1939
Two business owners preparing to defend their property, L.A Riots, 1992

April 30, 1992 store owners arm themselves to defend their stores in Koreatown, LA at Western Ave and 5th St during the 1992 Rodney King Riots April 30, 1992


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