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Offline Mave

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Rare historical pictures
« on: December 07, 2014, 08:20 »
Chances are you haven’t seen most of these.. Below are 20 rare historical moments captured on camera.

Frank Sinatra stepping off of a helicopter with a drink in his hand, by Yul Brynner, 1964

 
Fidel Castro playing baseball in Havana, 1959

 
Execution by cannon, in Shiraz, Iran, mid-late 19th century

 
Driving class at Michigan Highland Park University, 1939

 
Climbers bringing down corpses of their fellows from Mont Blanc, 1895

 
Woodstock – The Opening Ceremony. Bethel, New York, 14 August 1969

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

 
To demonstrate the superiority of the Red Army, 57.000 German prisoners of war are herded through downtown Moscow, July 1944

 
The Olympic flame arrives in Berlin, 1936

 
The last prisoners leaving Alcatraz, 1963

 
The last commercial sailing ship, Pamir, to round Cape Horn in 1949

 
Selfies circa 1920

 
Residents of West Berlin show children to their grandparents who reside on the Eastern side, 1961

 
Porsche showing the model of the beetle to Hitler, 1930s

 
Melted and damaged mannequins after a fire at Madam Tussaud’s Wax Museum in London, 1930

 
James Dean posing in a coffin in his home town in the year of his car crash and ensuing death, January 1955

 
Iranian woman before the Islamic Revolution, 1960

 
Iceberg that had red and black paint on it. They believe that this is the iceberg that sank the Titanic. Photographed in 1912

 
Gold diggers marching through Chilkoot pass, the only way towards Dawson City, 1898

 
Georges Blind, a Member of the French Resistance, Smiling at a German Firing Squad, October 1944


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Re: Rare historical pictures
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2014, 06:48 »
Americans once drove shift!? What is this madness!?