May 5, 2014

Historic Photos That Are Fascinating to See (33 pics)


By on Monday, May 05, 2014

Dick Winters and Easy Company (Band of Brothers) at the Eagle’s Nest, Hitler’s residence
Los Alamos scientist sitting next to the worlds first atomic bomb shortly before the Trinity test. July 16, 1945
A Steam Train passes by a Drive-in theater in Iaeger, West Virginia, 1956
Car show in Madison Square Garden, 1900
A Young Hans Zimmer with his Moog Modular system
Samurai, 1866. Photograph by Felice Beato.
Abraham Lincoln’s hearse, 1865
Selection at Auschwitz-Birkenau. To be sent to the left meant slave labor; to the right, the gas chamber, June 1944
Prostitute and slave, circa 1900, Persia
Swimmers at Coney Island 1899
Crowded Bunks in the Prison Camp at Buchenwald, April 16, 1945
The Roaring 20′s
Audrey Hepburn shopping with her pet deer “Ip” in Beverly Hills, CA, 1958.
Underwater vehicle in use by the Israeli Commando unit
Young women in Kabul, Afghanistan, 1972
Watching the construction of the Berlin Wall, West Berlin, 1962
United States Marines obliterate a Japanese bunker in a charred forest. March 1945, Iwo Jima
Leningrad Gas-Mask Drill, 1937
Group of boys in Hitler Youth, Germany, 1939
A generation of Scientists at the Solvay Conference, 1927
Babe Ruth at the end of his career. The two men are managers of the Reds and Braves.
In this 1857 photo, Abe Lincoln looks like he just rolled out of bed.
The Bush family on an elephant in 1964. Left to right: Barbara, Doro, Marvin, Neil, Jeb, and George H.W. Bush George W. was away at school.
In the early 1900's many well known actors played in blackface such as Al Jolson pictured here from 'The Jazz Singer' made in 1927.
Smoking a cigarette while riding the Tour de France in 1920.
Flight attendant lighting a cigar on board British Airways Formerly called BOAC.
Southwest Airlines Flight Attendant in the 1970s.
Washington police officer measuring the distance between the knee and the swimsuit in 1922. Women's suits could not be over six inches above the knee so young woman would stay decent, while enjoying their summer swim.
This guy grew a cat in his beard.
Heavyweight champion Primo Carnera sparring with Jo-Jo the kangaroo in Atlantic City, 1933.
A stronwoman balances a piano and pianist on her chest from the circus in 1920.
Miss Correct Posture, 1956.
Ramona Turkey Day Queen Dottie McIntosh riding her King Turkey in 1938.

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