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The History Thread
« on: August 11, 2013, 09:38 »
The History Thread

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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2013, 09:39 »
The Hindenburg floating past the Empire State Building, 1936


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2013, 09:52 »
Samuel Reshevsky, age 8, defeating several chess masters at once in France, 1920


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2013, 10:00 »
A teary-eyed Neil Armstrong photographed by Buzz Aldrin shortly after walking on the moon, 1969


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2013, 09:50 »
Joseph Goebbels scowling at photographer Albert Eisenstaedt after finding out he's jewish, ca. 1935-45


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2013, 10:33 »
Salvador Dali at a book signing, taken with a fisheye lens, by Philippe Halsman, 1963


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2013, 06:23 »
Clinton meets JFK -1963


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2013, 11:24 »
Protesters tear down the Berlin Wall as East German police watch. 1989


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #8 on: August 15, 2013, 11:36 »
The unbroken seal on Tutankhamun's tomb 1922. 3,245 years untouched


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #9 on: August 15, 2013, 06:18 »
A woman hitting a skinhead with her handbag, Sweden, 1985.
The woman was reportedly a concentration camp survivor.


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #10 on: August 16, 2013, 09:08 »
Adolf Hitler breaks ground on his ambitious plans to link all major German cities with highways, 1933
This ceremony kicked off construction of the Frankfurt-am-Maine - Darmstadt/Mannheim highway.


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #11 on: August 16, 2013, 09:09 »
Native American couple, Situwuka and Katkwachsnea, 1912


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #12 on: August 16, 2013, 09:12 »
Camp Commandant Amon Goeth, infamous from the movie "Schindler's List", on the balcony of his house overlooking Plaszow labor camp, Poland, 1943-44.


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #13 on: August 16, 2013, 09:16 »
Sydney Opera House under construction, 1966


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #14 on: August 16, 2013, 09:24 »
The first McDonalds.

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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #15 on: August 16, 2013, 09:26 »
German POWs weep and sit in disgust as they watch footage shot at a German concentration camp, 1945


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #16 on: August 16, 2013, 09:34 »
Gallipoli: a Turkish sniper/sharpshooter, dressed as a tree, is captured by two Anzacs, June 1915


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #17 on: August 16, 2013, 09:42 »
Survivors of the Titanic are taken on board the Carpathiain, 1912


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #18 on: August 16, 2013, 09:43 »
Crowds rush through the castle on Disneyland 's opening day, 1955


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #19 on: August 16, 2013, 09:52 »
Construction of Hoover Dam, 1934