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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #40 on: August 26, 2013, 02:20 »
A U.S. soldier is demonstrating DDT-hand spraying equipment while applying the insecticide


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #41 on: August 26, 2013, 02:20 »
An East German soldier helps a young boy cross the barbed wire which was a marker for where the Berlin wall would soon be built. The guard was caught and immediately punished on August 15, 1961


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #42 on: August 26, 2013, 02:21 »
During the Vietnam War an AP photographer captures a napalm strike near U.S. troops on patrol in South Vietnam in 1966


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #43 on: August 27, 2013, 09:16 »
A late nineteenth century photo of the partially excavated Great Sphinx of Giza, with the Pyramid of Khafre (left) and the Great Pyramid of Giza (right) behind it


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #44 on: August 27, 2013, 05:02 »
Soviet tank ramming into hotel Radnice in Liberec, during Warsaw pact invasion into Czechoslovakia 21. August 1968


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #45 on: August 27, 2013, 05:03 »
A Japanese torpedo bomber goes down in flames after a direct hit by 5-inch shells from the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown, on October 25, 1944


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #46 on: August 28, 2013, 02:47 »
British soldier protecting himself from the rain under turned over tank, Italy, 1944


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #47 on: August 28, 2013, 02:48 »
Fidel Castro, Che Guevara and other revolutionaries, marching through the streets, 1960


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #48 on: August 29, 2013, 01:10 »
A lone man refusing to do the "Sieg Heil" salute at the launching of the Horst Wessell in Nazi Germany, 1936


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #49 on: August 29, 2013, 01:44 »
London's Arsenal Stadium in 1951


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #50 on: August 30, 2013, 11:51 »
A car drives through the Dust Bowl, Texas, 1936


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #51 on: August 30, 2013, 11:52 »
Police Officer Charlie Walker holds the corpse of a cobra, one of about a dozen killed or captured during the "Cobra Scare" of 1953 in Springfield, MO


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #52 on: August 30, 2013, 11:52 »
German soldiers fulfilling their need for speed sometime during WW2


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #53 on: August 30, 2013, 11:54 »
Workman, perched on the end of a beam, bolting together the framework of the Empire State Building, New York City, 1930


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #54 on: August 30, 2013, 11:55 »
Queen Mary with Princess Mary, the Princess Royal being driven across rough ground in a tracked car. Circa 1920


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #55 on: August 30, 2013, 11:56 »
Ted Kennedy undergoing physical therapy after being involved in a plane crash in which one of his aides and the pilot were killed. Massachusetts. 1964


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #56 on: August 31, 2013, 09:41 »
People climbing the Great Pyramid of Giza, c. 1885


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #57 on: August 31, 2013, 09:41 »
Aerial photograph of Utah beach during the Normandy Invasion. June 6, 1944


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #58 on: August 31, 2013, 09:41 »
The aftermath of World War II. A shop window in London. 1946


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Re: The History Thread
« Reply #59 on: August 31, 2013, 09:42 »
Kid watching I Have A Dream Speech. Aug. 28, 1963