Interesting Photos Taken Throughout History
Testing football helmets in 1912
The Titanic in dry dock 1912
Carl Akeley posed with the leopard he killed with his bare hands after it attacked him, 1896
The smallest shop in London – a shoe salesman with a 1.2 square meter shoe store, 1900
A beggar running alongside King George V’s coach. England , c. 1920
Allied soldiers mock Hitler atop his balcony at the Reich Chancellery, by Fred Ramage, 1945
13 June 1944: An English brewery donates a sizable amount of fresh beer for the troops fighting in Normandy and a unique delivery method is created,
strapping kegs to the underwings of Spitfires being shipped to forward airfields. Flying at 12 000 feet chills the brew to perfection.
An aerial view of the WWI Loos-Hulluch trench system in France . British trenches are situated on the left of the photo, and German trenches on the right – in the middle of the two is no man’s land. July 22, 1917.
A man trying to sell his car after losing all in the Great Crash of 1929
Wedding rings from WW II concentration camps. Each pair of rings represents a family, a marriage, a couple. 1945
Leonard Siffleet, captured Australian commando who fought in WWII, moments prior to being beheaded by a member of the Imperial Japanese Navy. 1943
A shot from atop Pittsburgh ’s Cathedral of Learning during game 7 of the 1960 World Series. The Pirates defeated the Yankees with a walk off home run by Bill Mazeroski. Photo was taken moments after the home run.
The Muffin man in 1910 London
Animal Tamer Captain Jack Bonavita sitting down with some of his cats, ~1870s
1865: Hanging hooded bodies of the four Lincoln assassination conspirators
The morning after a long night awaiting a Viet Cong ambush that never came 40 miles East of Saigon , Vietnam , 1965
A man having his nose measured during Aryan race determination tests, 1940
Loggers in California with the felled giant ‘Mark Twain redwood’, 1892
The last Jew in Vinnitsa , 1941
US Government mock-ups of how Hitler could have disguised himself
The end of WWII is celebrated in Moscow ’s Red Square . May 9, 1945