44 Powerful Historical Photos

“100,000 Iranian Women March Against The Hijab Law, Tehran 1979”

“Meet The “Night Witches”, Fearless Russian Female Pilots Who Bombed Nazis By Night, 1941″

“In 1941, The Photo On The Left Was Taken Of Soviet Soldier Eugen Stepanovich Kobytev On The Day He Left To Go To War. The Photo On The Right Was Taken In 1945 After The End Of The War, Just 4 Years Apart”

“A Native American Mother And Her Child – 1900s”

“Keshia Thomas Protects An Alleged Kkk Supporter From A Mob In Ann Arbor, Mi, 1996”


“Annette Kellerman Promotes Women’s Right To Wear A Fitted One-Piece Bathing. She Was Arrested For Indecency (1907)”

“Sir David Attenborough As A Young Man, Late 1950s”

“A Boy’s Reaction Staring At A TV Screen For The First Time (1948)”

“British Soldiers (Interrupted During Drag Show Rehearsals By A German Raid) Manning A Bl 6-Inch Mk Vii Naval Gun At Shornemead Fort, England In 1940”

“Coal Miners Coming Up A Coal Mine Elevator After A Day Of Work In 1920’s Belgium”


“Arikara Warrior ‘Bear’s Belly’ – North Dakota, USA – Photo By Edward Curtis (1909)”

“An Undercover Police Officer On Duty. New York, Brooklyn, 1 July 1969”

“Lockheed Martin Employee Sally Wadsworth Working On The Fuselage Of A P-38 Lightning In California In 1944”

“American Troops Treat A Wounded Dog On Orote Pennisula. W.Eugene Smith. 1944”

“Today In 1945, The Auschwitz Death Camp Was Discovered And Liberated By The Red Army”

“A Woman Overlooking A Snowy Mountain Pass In The Pyrenees Mountains, France – 1956”

“Visiting Quarantined Family And Friends At Ullevål Hospital, Oslo – Photo By Anders Beer Wilse – 1905”

“Female Snipers Of The 3rd Shock Army, 1st Belorussian Front, 775 Confirmed Kills, Germany, May 1945”

“San Francisco’s Iconic Cliff House, Shortly Before It Was Destroyed By Fire In 1907”

“Mother And Baby Of Family Of Nine Living In Field On U.S. Route 70 Near The Tennessee River, March 1936”

“Shepherds Listening To Music Records, Azerbaijan 1939”

“A U.S. Marine Rescues Two Vietnamese Children During A Gun Battle At The City Of Hue, During The Tet Offensive Of The Vietnam War – 1968”

“A German World War II Prisoner Is Released By The Soviet Union And Reunited With His 12-Year-Old Daughter, Who Has Not Seen Him Since Infancy. 1956”

“Last Sword Duel In History In France, 1967 Between The Mayor Of Marseille And The Socialist Party Candidate For Presidency”

“Homecoming, A British Soldier With His 8 Month Old Daughter As He Arrives At The Docks From Overseas 1945”

“One Of The Many Selfies That Emperor Nicholas II Took Throughout His Life, (1868-1918)”

“Navajo Riders In The Canyon De Chelly, Arizona. 1904, Photo Taken By Edward Curtis”

“The World’s Last Commercial Ocean-Going Sailing Ship – The Pamir – Rounding Cape Horn, 1949”

“A Native American Man Looking Over The Newly Completed Transcontinental Railroad In Nevada, 1869”

“Frozen Niagara Falls, 1911”

“All Of Them Pick Shrimp At The Peerless Oyster Co. Photo Was Taken While Bosses Were At Dinner As They Refused To Permit The Children To Be In Photos. Out Of 60 Workers, 15 Were Apparently Under 12 Yrs Old. Bay St. Louis, Miss, March 1911”

“An Outdoor Hockey Game In Sweden Is Cut Short, 1959”

“Oldest Austrian Soldier Of Ww1, A 79-Year-Old Gaspar Wallnöfer, Veteran Of Habsburg Campaigns In Italy In 1848 And 1866, September 1917”

“Grandmother Keeps The Ears Of Her Grandson Warm As He Takes An Oath Of Enlistment For The Russian Army. Volgograd, 1994. Photo Taken By Nikolai Ignatiev”

“A Rare Photo Of A Traffic Accident In The Netherlands More Than 100 Years Ago. The Photo Was Taken In 1914”

“Acrobats Balance On Top Of The Empire State Building (1934)”

“Rome When It Became The Capital Of The Kingdom Of Italy (1871)”

“Survivors Of 1972 Of The Infamous Andes Plane Crash. The Passengers Resorted To Cannibalism To Survive 72 Days In The Snow”

“Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards Soars Above A Roaring Crowd At The 1988 Winter Olympics. He Finished Last”

“Iron Workers Pose For A Photo Atop The North Tower Of The World Trade Center, 1973”

“FDR Using Help To Get Out Of His Car, One Of The Few Photos That Show His Paralytic Illness, Journalists And Photographers Avoided Showing The President In This Weak State Especially During WWII, Taken In The 24th Of September 1932”

“The Airship Le Jaune Flying Past The Eiffel Tower, In Paris, France. (11/20/1903)”

“Conrad O’brien-Ffrench Greets A Bear. Having Spent His Youth As A Mountie, Surviving The First World War And Serving As An Mi6 Agent In The Second World War, He Was Known To Welcome Danger. Banff National Park, 1950. Photo Taken By Rosalie French”

“Las Vegas Police Facing Mike Tyson After He’d Just Bitten Holyfield’s Ear Off (1996)”

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