Historical Photos

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Very interesting selection of historical photos.

1912 World Series

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Fidel Castro laying a wreath at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, 1959

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British SAS back from a 3 month long patrol, North Africa, January 18, 1943

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Japanese plane shot down during the Battle of Saipan, near Saipan; circa June 15 – July 9, 1944

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Fallout cloud above the Japanese city of Nagasaki, 20 minutes after the atomic bombing in 1945

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Contrails above London after dogfight between british and german aircraft. September 1940

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Benjamin, the last Tasmanian Tiger, at Beaumaris Zoo in 1933

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A shell shocked reindeer as World War II planes drop bombs, by Yevgeny Khaldei, Mourmansk, Russia, 1941

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Earliest aerial photograph of an American city, titled “Boston, as the Eagle and the Wild Goose See It” – Taken from a hot air balloon Oct, 1860

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Mount Rushmore Before Carving

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Apollo 16 astronaut Charles Duke’s family photo left behind on the moon -1972

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Brighton Swimming Club in their top hats and swim suits, 1863

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The Mighty Titanic Prepares to Leave Port. 1912

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Liberated Jewish man holds NAZI soldier at gunpoint during WWII, unknown date

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Colourized image of Osama Bin Laden (age 14, second from right) and Family in Sweden, 1971

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Leo Tolstoy telling a story to his grandchildren, 1909

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Photographer Lewis Hine shot images of young boys smoking cigarettes to emphasize the harmful effects of child labor. ca. 1880

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John McCain being captured by Vietnamese civilians in Truc Bach Lake in Hanoi-1967

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The Berlin Wall coming down. (November 11, 1989)

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German air raid on Moscow, 1941

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Men eating bread and soup in a breadline during the Great Depression

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