Rare historical pictures

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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


Source: http://themavesite.com/wp/rare-historical-pictures/
 
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