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Interesting photos taken throughout history (60 Pics)

The burning monk, 1963


Deputy Mayor Ernst Kurt Lisso and his family after committing suicide by cyanide to avoid capture by US troops, 1945


Australian soldiers after their release from Japanese captivity in Singapore, 1945
A girl who grew up in a concentration camp draws a picture of “home” while living in a residence for disturbed children, 1948
Rudolf Hoess the commandant of the Auschwitz concentration camp, is hanged next to the crematorium at the camp, 1947
Highway of Death, The result of American forces bombing retreating Iraqi forces, Kuwait, 1991
Italian Cavalry School, 1906
Muslim members of the Waffen-SS 13th division at prayer during their training in Germany, 1943

The shells from an allied creeping bombardment on German lines, 1916


Elephant-mounted machine-gun, 1914


Testing football helmets, 1912



The remains of the astronaut Vladimir Komarov, a man who fell from space, 1967


Simone Segouin, the 18 year old French RĂ©sistance fighter, 1944


Japanese Special Naval Landing Forces with gas masks and rubber gloves during a chemical attack, Battle of Shanghai, 1937


Shell shocked soldier, 1916


The priest and the dying soldier, 1962


NASA scientists with their board of calculations, 1961

Conrad Schumann defects to West Berlin, 1961


The ruins of Dresden, 1945
Female IRA fighter, 1970s



A KKK child and a black State Trooper meet each other, 1992


Bison skulls to be used for fertilizer, 1870

Captain Nieves Fernandez shows to an American soldier how she used her long knife to silently kill Japanese soldiers during occupation, 1944.


Fidel Castro smoking a cigar and wearing two Rolex watches during a meeting with Khrushchev, Kremlin, 1963



Theodore Roosevelt’s diary the day his wife and mother died, 1884


Feeding polar bears from a tank, 1950

The marine and the kitten, Korean War, 1952


Job hunting in 1930’s


The long walk, A British army bomb disposal specialist approaches a suspect vehicle in Northern Ireland, early ’70


Women boxing on a roof, 1938

Dagen H, the day Sweden switched sides of the road, 1967

Motel manager pouring acid in the water when black people swam in his pool, 1964



Living Photographs, photographs created by assembling sailors and soldiers, 1918

American Nazi Party leader George Lincoln Rockwell confronting Martin Luther King Jr., 1965


Toffs and Toughs – The photo that illustrates the class divide in pre-war Britain, 1937


German soldiers react to footage of concentration camps, 1945



The Kiss of Life – A utility worker giving mouth-to-mouth to co-worker after he contacted a high voltage wire, 1967

Stalin’s son Yakov Dzhugashvili captured by the Germans, 1941

The last public execution by guillotine, France, 1939

Berlin at the end of the War, 1945

John F. Kennedy’s coffin lies in state in the Capitol Building, 1963


The Most Beautiful Suicide – Evelyn McHale leapt to her death from the Empire State Building, 1947


Terry Sawchuk – The face of a hockey goalie before masks became standard game equipment, 1966

When the first bananas came to Norway, 1905
Harold Agnew carrying the plutonium core of the Nagasaki Fat Man bomb, 1945



A German soldier shares his rations with a Russian mother, 1941


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

With nylon stockings scarce, women would paint their legs so it looked like stockings, 1942


Georges Blind, a member of the French resistance, smiling at a German firing squad, 1944



The Reichstag covered in graffiti after being seized from the Nazis by the Red Army, 1945


Wounded combat dog during action on the Orote Peninsula, 1944

German soldier giving bread to an orphaned Russian boy, 1942


Turkish official teasing starved Armenian children by showing bread during the Armenian Genocide, 1915
The face of war: The first press pictures of dead U.S. soldiers that was presented to the public, 1943
Maori Battalion haka in Egypt, 1941


Testing a bulletproof vest, 1923
General Patton’s dog on the day of Patton’s death on December 21st, 1945
Einstein’s desk photographed a day after his death



Lucky British soldier shows off his damaged helmet, 1918

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