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26-05-2013, 11:53 AM
RE: Rare historical photos collection
HOW did my spies at IMDb miss this?

James (Jimmy) Stewart from It's A Wonderful Life...
Was a Brigadier General
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You don't have to watch the movie K-19 to know the radiation would be bad, but I hear the flash is pretty bad, too.
Shocking The Atomic Cameraman JOKES about it!

Nuclear Bomb detonated at the Nevada Test Site - 1951




MORE aurora Big Grin I need my fix Tongue Thank you!

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26-05-2013, 11:58 AM
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Pics are great! I really like Einstein's shoes in the second one...HAHA!

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26-05-2013, 03:00 PM
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(26-05-2013 11:58 AM)Anjele Wrote:  Pics are great! I really like Einstein's shoes in the second one...HAHA!

They're fuckin' fabulous, as are his gams and hair. Big Grin

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26-05-2013, 04:02 PM
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(25-05-2013 01:43 AM)aurora Wrote:  [Image: arcdetriomphe_zps22c000b7.jpg]
Charles Godefroy taking his Nieuport 11 Bebe through the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on August 7th, 1919

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Construction of the Eiffel Tower in July 1888

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Filming Star Wars inside the iconic 'Millennium Falcon' spacecraft

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Henry Ford (the founder of Ford Motor Co.), Thomas Edison (inventor of the phonograph, motion picture camera and the practical light bulb), Warren G. Harding (29th president of USA) and Harvey Samuel Firestone (founder of Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.) lounging together.

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One of the first photos that was taken inside of Hitler's bunker (Führerbunker) in 1945 by Allied soldiers.

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The unbroken seal on King Tut's Tomb.

I had no idea that this is what a seal to an Egyptian tomb looked like...thanks Aurora!

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26-05-2013, 10:31 PM
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The two Enterprise crews (real and not)

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During the Apollo 16 mission Charles Duke left a family photo on the moon enclosed in a plastic bag

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Manfred von Richtofen (The Red Baron) petting his dog on an airfield

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Douglas McArthur signing the official Japanese surrender instrument (?) aboard the USS Missouri in 1945

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Hitler inspecting the massive 800mm “Schwerer Gustav” railway gun from afar.

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George S Patton's Dog mourning his best friend on the day of his death.

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Joseph Goebbels on his wedding day. Hitler was his best man and can be seen behind him on the right.

Humankind Dodgy (a total misnomer)
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27-05-2013, 08:27 AM
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You ROCK aurora Smile Thumbsup

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27-05-2013, 09:06 AM
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The reveal that American Astronauts secretly left mementos on the moon is the most fascinating one for me. Very interesting.
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27-05-2013, 09:13 AM
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(27-05-2013 09:06 AM)PoolBoyG Wrote:  The reveal that American Astronauts secretly left mementos on the moon is the most fascinating one for me. Very interesting.

Apparently they also left bags of their excrement from their journey there on the surface.

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06-06-2013, 06:16 PM (This post was last modified: 06-06-2013 06:39 PM by TheGulegon.)
RE: Rare historical photos collection
D-Day
June 6, 1944

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Sad I feel extra bad for this guy. Don't know why.
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My Bad. This one's June 22, 1944
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06-06-2013, 06:35 PM
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(06-06-2013 06:16 PM)TheGulegon Wrote:  gawdamn Sad I feel extra bad for this guy. Don't know why.

Probably not because he's dead, but because the group of guys in the background look like they're hanging out on a street corner. I can't imagine what that must have been like to be there.

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