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Rare Historical Photos Pt. 4 [18 Pics]

Rare Historical Photos Pt. 4 [18 Pics]
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Rare Historical Photos Pt. 5 Rare Historical Photos Pt. 5 [20 Pics] Nov 16 2012 Another roundup of the popular historical series of posts that we do. You can find the previous post here, and the start of the series here. Arnold Schwarzenegger on the day he recieved his American citizenship. The valuable stallion Nearco is led from his personal bomb shelter on the Beech House stud farm. Times Square, New York, USA. 1972. Looks like a bad day to mow your lawn. Queen Elizabeth II firing a British L85 battle rifle. An American soldier at an advanced allied base, with his pet kangaroo. 1942. Construction of the Statue of Liberty, 1884. Tearing the Berlin Wall down, 1989. Einstein's office at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, photographed on the day of his death, April 18, 1955. Luftwaffe pilots playing cards during the African campaign, 1942. Elisabeth "Lilo" Gloeden stands before judges, on trial for being involved in the attempt on Adolf Hitler's life, 1944. A Grumman X-29 experimental aircraft.

rare historical photos rare historical photos Rare Historical Photos Pt. 10 [21 Pics] Jan 21 2014 Another photo roundup of the popular historical series of posts that we do. You can find the previous post here, and the entire series here. View Post See more photo posts Rare Historical Photos Pt. 9 [20 Pics] Aug 29 2013 Another photo roundup of the popular historical series of posts that we do. View Post Rare Historical Photos Pt. 8 [20 Pics] Mar 29 2013 Another roundup of the popular historical series of posts that we do. View Post Rare Historical Photos Pt. 7 [20 Pics] Feb 5 2013 Another roundup of the popular historical series of posts that we do. View Post Rare Historical Photos Pt. 6 [19 Pics] Dec 28 2012 Another roundup of the popular historical series of posts that we do. View Post Rare Historical Photos Pt. 5 [20 Pics] Nov 16 2012 Another roundup of the popular historical series of posts that we do. View Post Rare Historical Photos Pt. 4 [18 Pics] Oct 29 2012 View Post Rare Historical Photos Pt. 3 [21 Pics] Oct 12 2012

srilanka Anuradhapura, a Buddhist center from ancient times (albumen photo, late 1800's) Source: ebay, Jan. 2002 A Buddhist temple in Anuradhapura (albumen photo, late 1800's) This Bodhi Tree is said to have grown from a shoot of the original one under which the Buddha meditated (albumen photo, late 1800's) Source: ebay, Jan. 2002 Ruwanweli Dagoba, another early site in Anuradhapura (albumen photo, late 1800's) An annual Buddhist procession in Ceylon, in a photo by Scowen and Co, c.1880 Source: ebay, Feb. 2006 From "The Earth and its Inhabitants" by Elisee Reclus (D. == Indian Routes index == Indian Routes sitemap == Glossary == FWP's main page ==

Rare Historical Photos Pt. 3 [21 Pics] Rare Historical Photos Pt. 3 [21 Pics] Oct 12 2012 Well part two of the series did even better than part one, so here are some more awesome historical photos and info. An American soldier replaces "Adolf-Hitler-Str." sign with a "Roosevelt Blvd" one in Berlin, Germany, 1945. Microsoft staff. American soldiers discover Manet's “In the Conservatory” that was hidden (amongst other Nazi loot) in the salt mines of Merker, Germany. 1945. The assembly line of Porsche 911's at the Stuttgart factory. ~1970 One of the heaviest WW2 tanks ever created, the Tiger II. A different angle of the popular stand off between a man (top left in photo) and a column of Chinese Type 59 tanks (top right in photo) on Tiananmen Square. Princeton students after a Freshman / Sophomore snowball fight. Martin Luther King Jr. removing a burned cross from his front yard. 39th Tomsk infantry regiment with their motorcycle-mounted machine guns during WW1, Russia. The original Ronald clown of McDonald's. 1963. Oct 2 2012 View Post

Rare Historical Photos A boxing match on board the USS Oregon in 1897. Albert Einstein looking fabulous. Here's his report card! Samurai taken between 1860 and 1880. A shell shocked reindeer looks on as World War II planes drop bombs on Russia in 1941 Roy O. and Walt Disney on the day they opened Disney Studios. Che Guevara. The Microsoft staff in 1978. The last known Tasmanian Tiger photographed in 1933. A different angle taken of "Tank Man," the man who stood against a line of tanks in Tiananmen Square.He is standing in the street between the tree trunk and the fleeing man.You can see the tanks approaching from the right. Winston Churchill out for a swim. The London sky following a bombing and dogfight between British and German planes in 1940. Martin Luther King, Jr removes a burned cross from his yard in 1960. Google begins. Nagasaki, 20 minutes after the atomic bombing in 1945. A Native American overlooking the newly completed transcontinental railroad in 1868. The Great San Francisco Fire and Earthquake of 1906.

6 Insane Coincidences You Won't Believe Actually Happened America's Freak Luck During the Battle of Midway The Battle of Midway may be remembered as one of the most spectacular naval battles in history and one of the huge turning points in the Pacific theater, but it started out as a pure clusterfuck for the Americans. Despite going into battle with most of Japan's game plan in their pocket thanks to American codebreakers/Bothan spies, the U.S. Navy had little to show for it in the early hours of June 4, 1942. Just about every aircraft that took on the Japanese that day was destroyed, and all without delivering any serious damage. In short, the Battle of Midway started off like the Battle of Endor, only with every fighter in the Rebel Fleet crashing into the Death Star's deflector shield. Where it Gets Weird: There was one squadron of American dive bombers lead by Lieutenant Commander C. His squadron started dropping like flies until, in an act of sheer luck that would make even J.K. Where it Gets Even Weirder: ...when he wasn't busy being a pimp.

Rare Historical Photos Pt. 2 [19 Pics] Rare Historical Photos Pt. 2 [19 Pics] Oct 2 2012 Our first post highlighting rare photos was quite successful (1,300 views). Now you can travel back in time again with our second installment of interesting historical photos. During the Apollo 16 mission, Charles Duke left a family photo on the moon that was enclosed in a plastic bag. Vought F4U Corsair crashes on the deck of a carrier when the arresting gear failed. John F. The following photo is believed to be the last photo ever taken of the RMS Titanic before it sunk in April 1912. 1884 De Dion, Bouton et Trepardou Dos-à-Dos is the oldest running car on the planet. This photo was taken in space right after World War II (1946). Douglas MacArthur signing the official Japanese surrender instrument aboard the USS Missouri, 1945. Hitler inspecting the massive 800mm “Schwerer Gustav” railway gun from afar. George S. Joseph Goebbels on his wedding day. George Armstrong Custer and some of his fellow soldiers, during the American Civil War.

The Little Green Way maps home page Down to: 6th to 15th Centuries | 16th and 19th Centuries | 1901 to World War Two | 1946 to 21st Century The Ancient World ... index of places Aegean Region, to 300 BCE Aegean Region, 185 BCE Africa, 2500 to 1500 BCE Africa to 500 CE African Language Families Alexander in the East (334 to 323 BCE) Ashoka, Empire of (269 to 232 BCE) Athenian Empire (431 BCE) China, Korea and Japan (1st to 5th century CE) China's Warring States (245 to 235 BCE) Cyrus II, Empire of (559 to 530 BCE) Delian League, 431 BCE Egyptian and Hittite Empires, 1279 BCE Europe Fertile Crescent, 9000-4500 BCE Germania (120 CE) Greece (600s to 400s BCE) Gupta Empire (320 to 550 CE) Han China, circa 100 BCE Hellespont (Battle of Granicus River, 334 BCE) India to 500 BCE Israel and Judah to 733 BCE Italy and Sicily (400 to 200 BCE) Judea, Galilee, Idumea (1st Century BCE) Mesopotamia to 2500 BCE Mesoamerica and the Maya (250 to 500 CE) Oceania Power divisions across Eurasia, 301 BCE Roman Empire, CE 12 Roman Empire, CE 150 Roman Empire, CE 500

22 Rare Historical Photos 22 Rare Historical Photos Jul 6 2012 Take a look at this collection of rare photos that is sure to blow you away! Charles Godefroy taking his Nieuport 11 “Bébé” through the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on August 7th, 1919. Construction of Brasilia city, which would later become the capital of Brazil. 1960. Construction of the Eiffel tower in July, 1888. A Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber named “Enola Gay” was the bomber that dropped the “Little Boy” (nuclear bomb) over Hiroshima, Japan during World War 2. Famous album cover art for The Beatles album Abbey Road, correct? Che Guevara and Fidel Castro. Albert Einstein's matriculation certificate that he received at the age of 17, showing his final grades from the Aargau Kantonsschule (on a scale of 1-6). Filming Star Wars inside of the iconic “Millennium Falcon” spacecraft. The US-built ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer) was the first computer ever made. The unbroken seal on King Tut's Tomb. The First Google Team in 1999. Dec 2 2011

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