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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #20 on: August 16, 2013, 10:02 »
Future presidents Bill Clinton and George Bush with Governor George Wallace at a BBQ, 1983


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #21 on: August 16, 2013, 06:01 »
JFK at Cape Canaveral, 1962


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« Reply #22 on: August 17, 2013, 04:30 »
President Lincoln on the Battlefield of Antietam, Maryland, with Major General McClernand and Allan Pinkerton, Chief of the Secret Service, October 4, 1862


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #23 on: August 17, 2013, 05:32 »
A coat sale in Copenhagen, Denmark, 1936


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #24 on: August 18, 2013, 01:54 »
Communist Party honouring Lenin, Madison Square Garden, New York, 1931


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #25 on: August 18, 2013, 06:44 »
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


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #26 on: August 19, 2013, 11:29 »
RMS Titanic's propeller dwarfing it's makers, 1911


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #27 on: August 20, 2013, 05:39 »
A construction worker hangs from a crane cable during construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, 1930


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #28 on: August 20, 2013, 06:10 »
174th Assault Helicopter Company with P-40 Warhawk's sharks-mouth paint scheme, Vietnam War, 1940's


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« Reply #29 on: August 21, 2013, 10:48 »
A Sno-Cat balanced precariously over a crevasse during the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, c. 1955


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #30 on: August 21, 2013, 06:07 »
North Korean troops attack and kill 2 US Military police (white helmets) with axes at the Bridge of No Return in the DMZ, August 18 1976


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #31 on: August 21, 2013, 09:35 »
Lights are installed by electricians on the Eiffel tower for the Paris Exhibition, 1937


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #32 on: August 22, 2013, 01:53 »
Henry Ford poses on the first car he built, the Ford Quadricycle, 1896


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #33 on: August 22, 2013, 09:48 »
Fidel Castro with Ernest Hemingway at the Hemingway Fishing Contest in Cuba, 1960


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #34 on: August 23, 2013, 12:47 »
The Hughes H-4 Hercules (aka the "Spruce Goose") before being launched, Long Beach California, 1947




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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #35 on: August 23, 2013, 12:48 »
Wimbledon Tennis Championship, 1922


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #36 on: August 23, 2013, 12:48 »
A British officer is carried in a shaded hammock by four natives using their heads, Sierra Leone, c. 1920


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #37 on: August 24, 2013, 09:46 »
German soldiers using an elephant to haul timber, c. 1915


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #38 on: August 26, 2013, 02:17 »
Magnum photographer, W. Eugene Smith's, picture of a Marine drinking from his canteen during 1944's Battle of Saipan


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #39 on: August 26, 2013, 02:18 »
American soldier standing in the rubble of The Mounument to the Battle of the Nations near Leipzig Germany, 1945