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16-05-2013, 08:42 PM
Rare historical photos collection
I have quite a few of these so I'll post them in batches...

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A boxing match on board the USS Oregon in 1897

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Albert Einstein looking fabulous!

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And his report card

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Samurai taken between 1860 & 1880

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A shell shocked reindeer looks on as World War II planes drop bombs on Russia in 1941

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Roy O and Walt Disney the day they opened Disney studios

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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.

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16-05-2013, 08:51 PM
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Awesome!

I want more pictures!

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18-05-2013, 12:40 AM
RE: Rare historical photos collection
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Winston Churchill out for a swim

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The London sky following a bombing and dogfight between British and German planes in 1940

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Nagasaki, 20 minutes after the atomic bombing in 1945

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A Native American overlooking the newly completed transcontinental railroad in 1868

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The Great San Francisco fire and earthquake of 1906

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A Japanese plane is shot down during the battle of Saipan in 1944

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The original Ronald McDonald - played by Willard Scott

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Hitler in Paris

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Grounded aircraft on September 11, 2001 await orders

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18-05-2013, 11:07 PM
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British SAS back from a 3 month long patrol in North Africa in 1943

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Disneyland employee cafeteria in 1961

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The first McDonalds

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Fidel Castro lays a wreath at the Lincoln Memorial

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California lumberjacks work on Redwoods

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Archduke Franz Ferdinand with his wife on the day they were assassinated in 1914, an event that helped spark World War I

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Bill and Hilary Clinton playing volleyball in 1975

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19-05-2013, 12:49 AM
RE: Rare historical photos collection
DAYUM Hilary had some nice legs back then!

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19-05-2013, 06:29 AM
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(19-05-2013 12:49 AM)Tartarus Sauce Wrote:  DAYUM Hilary had some nice legs back then!
Not only that... Wink

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19-05-2013, 06:46 AM
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(19-05-2013 06:29 AM)Vosur Wrote:  
(19-05-2013 12:49 AM)Tartarus Sauce Wrote:  DAYUM Hilary had some nice legs back then!
Not only that... Wink

No kidding! Groovy glasses huh?

Or did you mean her hair? Yes

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19-05-2013, 04:03 PM (This post was last modified: 19-05-2013 04:43 PM by GirlyMan.)
RE: Rare historical photos collection
Nice! Thumbsup ... Not sure I really needed to see Churchill's moose knuckle or Einstein's gams though. Big Grin

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22-05-2013, 06:39 PM
RE: Rare historical photos collection
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Elvis in the army

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The first photo following the discovery of Machu Pichu in 1912

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Child labourers in 1880

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New York Times Square in 1911

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Construction of Christ the Redeemer in Rio da Janeiro, Brazil

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Steamboats on the Mississippi River in 1907

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Leo Tolstoy tells a story to his grandchildren in 1909

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The Beatles meet Muhammad Ali

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The construction of Disneyland

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Arnold Schwarzenegger on the day he received his American Citizenship

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Fourteen year old Osama Bin Laden - he's second from the right

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Construction of the Statue of Liberty in 1884

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22-05-2013, 10:18 PM
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Man these are really neat.
Keep em coming.

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