Amazing Historical Photos You Will Never Find In Your History Book
Description - 20 years old princess elizabeth in her sitting room at buckingham palace 19 july 1946.
2}River in Steamboats
Description: Steamboats Wauhatchie,Missionary & lookout,Circa 1863,Near where Broad Street Terminates At The Tennessee River.
3}In Salt Mine Germany 1945
Description - Members Of General patton's army with a stash of approximately 100 tons of gold bullion and art treasures found hidden in a sault mine near merkers,Germany in 1945.
4}A Railroad Plough
Description - A Railroad Plough, also known as a schienenwolf('Rail Wolf'),Destroys sviet train tracks as the Germans Retreat Winter 1943.
5}The oldest known Ducumented Wheelie 1936
Description - The oldest documented wheelie in a car, 1936 - 9GAG has the best funny pics, gifs, videos, gaming, anime, manga, movie, tv, cosplay, sport, food.
6}Negro Day At the zoo in 1959
Description - Nergro Day at the zoo, the only day of the week that black people were allowed in 1959.
7} The Taj Mahal
Description - The Earliest known photo of the Taj Mahal,Circa 1855 Historical Times historicaltimes: Earliest known photograph of the Taj Mahal. “View of the Taj Mahal from the bank of the River Yamuna, Agra”, by Dr. John
8}Statue Of Liberty's Tourch
Description - A 1930 Photo from the statue of liberty's torch.Circa-1930 tourists peer out of the Statue of Liberty's crown at a photographer on the torch, which has been closed to the public since a 1916 explosion .
9}National Shell Filling Factory, Chilwell
Description - Two women Munitions workers at the National shell filling factory in chillwell,nottinghamshire during the first world war,1917.The National Shell Filling Factory, Chilwell, was a World War I United Kingdom Government-owned explosives Filling Factory. Its formal title was National Filling Factory No. 6. It was located near Chilwell, at that time a village, in Nottinghamshire on the main road from Nottingham to Ashby de la Zouch. During the Great War it filled high explosives into some 19 million shells.
10}New York's Times Square 1911
Description - Times Square is a major commercial intersection, tourist destination,entertainment center and neighborhood in the Midtown Manhattan section of New York City at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue. It stretches from West 42nd to West 47th Streets.Brightly adorned with billboards and advertisements, Times Square is sometimes referred to as "The Crossroads of the World", "The Center of the Universe","the heart of The Great White Way",and the "heart of the world".One of the world's busiest pedestrian areas, it is also the hub of the Broadway Theater District and a major center of the world's entertainment industry.Times Square is one of the world's most visited tourist attractions,drawing an estimated 50 million visitors annually.Approximately 330,000 people pass through Times Square daily, many of them tourists, while over 460,000 pedestrians walk through Times Square on its busiest days.
11}Bullets were found after the battlel of Gallipoli
Description - These Two Bullets were found after the battle of Gallipoli which started in 1915 & ended in 1916 during WWI.
12}Bombing of Kobe,Japan
Description - The Bombing of Kobe in World War II on March 16 and 17, 1945 was part of the strategic bombing campaign waged by the United States of America against military and civilian targets and population centers during the Japan home islands campaign in the closing stages of World War II. The city would be bombed again in later months.
13} Gaint Bugs
Description - The largest species of dragonfly ever is the extinct Meganeura. The largest of this widespread, varied complex of insects is the giant weta, Deinacrida heteracantha, of New Zealand. This formidable insect can weigh over 75 g (2.6 oz) and measure up to nearly 10 cm (3.9 in), rivaling the huge beetles in size.
14}A Tagged-Up Fighter Jet
Description - Get Ready For The Next Generation Fighter Jet ... Cyberwarfare ratchets up as intruders siphon information from the Pentagon's most sensitive and expensive .
15}Citizen Kane Premiere,1941
Description - On May 1, 1941, Orson Welles' innovative film, "Citizen Kane," often cited as the greatest in American cinema, opened in New York City. ... Orson Welles, second from right, attends the premiere of “Citizen Kane” at the Palace Theater.
16}LAPD officers went undercover & dressed up as women to catch a purse snatcher in 1960
Description - LAPD Officers went undercover as women to catch a purse snatcher in 1960. ... vintage everyday: LAPD Cops Dressed Up as Women .
17}On the way to Woodstock,1969
Description - The Woodstock Music & Art Fair—informally, the Woodstock Festival or simply Woodstock— was a music festival in the United States in 1969 which attracted an audience of over 400,000. Scheduled for August 15–17 on a dairy farm in the Catskill Mountains of southern New York, northwest of New York City,it ran over to Monday, August 18.
18}John Lennon at Abbey Road Studios in London,1963
Description - The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. With members John ... In 1963 their enormous popularity first emerged as "Beatlemania", and as the group's music grew in sophistication .... Martin's first recording session with the Beatles took place at EMI's Abbey Road Studios in London on 6 June 1962.
19}Bill Clinton Shaking hands with kennedy in Washington 1963
Description - A 19 year old Bill Clinton shaking hands with kennedy in washington,1963
20}New York city snow,winter 1903
Description - 'Central Park Lake.' This is an original 1903 halftone print of a winter view of Central Park Lake in New York City.
21}The placement of the final segment of the St. Louis Gateway Arch,1965
Description -The Gateway Arch is a 630-foot (192 m) monument in St. Louis in theU.S. state of Missouri. Clad in stainless steel and built in the form of a weighted catenary arch, it is the world's tallest arch,the tallest man-made monument in the Western Hemisphere,and Missouri's tallest accessible building. Built as a monument to the westward expansion of the United States,and officially dedicated to "the American people," it is the centerpiece of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and has become an internationally recognized symbol of St. Louis, as well as a popular tourist destination.
22}Mount St. Helens, Before & after the eruption of 1980
Description - On May 18, 1980, a major volcanic eruption occurred at Mount St. Helens, a volcano located in Skamania County, in the state of Washington, United States. The eruption (a VEI 5 event) was the most significant volcanic eruption to occur in the contiguous 48 U.S. states since the 1915 eruption of Lassen Peak in California. It has often been declared as the most disastrous volcanic eruption in United States history. The eruption was preceded by a two-month series of earthquakes and steam-venting episodes, caused by an injection of magma at shallow depth below the volcano that created a large bulge and a fracture system on the mountain's north slope.
23}Vietnamese orphans being evacuated & transported by airplane to the US,1975
Description - Operation Babylift was the name given to the mass evacuation of children from South Vietnam ... By the final American flight out of South Vietnam, over 10,300 infants and children had ... than a week to evacuate the surviving orphans due to the lack of military transport planes, ... Main article: 1975 Tan Son Nhut C-5 accident.
24}The US Army used inflatable rubber tanks to deceive the Nazis in WWII
Description - inflatable tank, of the kind used by the Ghost Army ... to be using inflatable equipment to try and fool the Germans into thinking ... The rubber army used its dramatic streak to its advantage. ... And they played it not just with the help of visual trickery, but also with what they called "sonic deception.The Ghost Army was an Allied Army tactical deception unit during World War II officially known ... a "traveling road show" utilizing inflatable tanks, sound trucks, fake radio transmissions, scripts and pretence the contingent used equipment pioneered by British forces such as dummy tanks and artillery, fake aircraft.
25}In Germany Anti-aircraft guns in 1944
Description - The fuel tanks of the B-24H Liberator "Little Warrior" explode over Germany after being hit by anti-aircraft guns in 1944.
26}Adolf Hitler breaks ground
Description - Adolf Hitler breaks ground on his ambitious plans to link all major German cities with highways,september 1933
27}The iceberg that sake the Titanic
Description - Iceberg That Sank Titanic Was 100,000 Years Old: Experts. London: The giant iceberg responsible for sinking the Titanic on its maiden voyage may have originated in southwest Greenland in snow that fell about 100,000 years ago, scientists say.
28}Dinosaurs are transported on the Hudson river to the 1964 world's fair
Description - the Mighty Hudson River, placing Boats, ships, vessels and ... of Sinclair Dinosaurs on their way to the New York World's Fair 1964-1965.Dinosaurs are transported on the Hudson River to the 1964 World's Fair. ... Delivering a dinosaur to the Boston Museum of Science.
29}Construction of the sydney Opera house in 1966
Description - The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is one of the 20th century's most famous and distinctive buildings.Designed by Danish architect Jørn Utzon, the building was formally opened on 20 October 1973 after a gestation beginning with Utzon's 1957 selection as winner of an international design competition. The government of New South Wales, led by the premier, Joseph Cahill, authorised work to begin in 1958 with Utzon directing construction. The government's decision to build Utzon's design is often overshadowed by circumstances that followed, including cost and scheduling overruns as well as the architect's ultimate resignation.
30}Attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941
Description - A rescue boat comes along side the crippled USS west Virginia shortly after the JAPANESES attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941.
31}Wielvn just after German luftwaffe bombing the 1st of semptember 1939
Description - The bombing of Wielun refers to air raids on the Polish town of Wielun by Nazi Germany's Luftwaffe (air force) on 1 September 1939. The Luftwaffe started bombing Wielun at 04:40, five minutes before the shelling of Westerplatte, which has traditionally been considered the beginning of World War II. The air raid on the town was one of the first aerial bombings of the war.It killed an estimated 1,300 civilians, injured hundreds more and destroyed 90 per cent of the town centre The casualty rate was more than twice as high as Guernica. After the bombing Nazi propaganda claimed there was a cavalry unit in the city. An extensive investigation conducted by the Polish Institute of National Remembrance historians stated there were no military units stationed in the city.
32}A Burial at sea on board the vss lexington in 1944
Description - A burial board covered with the White Ensign is used to commit a sailor's ashes to ... For the Allies, the battle at sea had to be fought and won because the .... on April 29, 1944, with the loss of her captain and 128 other men.
33}The RMS olympic,the Titanic's sister ship,in wartime camovflage in 1915
Description - RMS Olympic was a British transatlantic ocean liner, the lead ship of the White Star Line's trio of Olympic-class liners. Unlike her younger sister ships, Olympic had a long career, launched in 1910 and spanning 24 years from 1911 to 1935. This included service as a troopship during the First World War, which gained her the nickname "Old Reliable". Olympic returned to civilian service after the war and served successfully as an ocean liner throughout the 1920s and into the first half of the 1930s, although increased competition, and the slump in trade during the Great Depression after 1930, made her operation increasingly unprofitable.
34}Coney Island In 1905
35}Nuclear Test in 1961
Description - A Permanent stable cavity caused by the detonation on an underground nuclear test in 1961.Project Gnome was the first nuclear test of Operation Plowshare and was the first continental ... This article is about Project Gnome, an underground nuclear test of the ... Gnome was detonated on 10 December 1961, with a yield of 3.1 kilotons. ... The Gnome detonation created a cavity about 170 ft (52 m) wide and almost 90.
36}The Japanese "war tuba" used to locate enemy aircraft before the invention of radar circa 1930.
Description - The Japanese “War Tuba” used to locate enemy aircraft before the invention of radar. ... a Becker-Flugzeugkanone, an anti-aircraft gun, Western Front, circa ...... Pre-Radar Listener For Enemy Aircraft – Before radar, troops used acoustic mirrors ..... 1930 : Building spiral turbines Curated by Amanda Uren Source: Retronaut.
37}Beautiful color image of the german focke-wulf FW 190A-5 fighter squadron JG54,During flight,1943
Description - Beautiful color image of German Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-5 fighters,of Fighter Squadron JG54, during flight. The photo is dated "1943" with no other detail. Powered by a ... The 190 was used by the Luftwaffe in a wide variety of roles, including day fighter, fighter-bomber, ground-attack aircraft and, to a lesser degree, night fighter.
38}Niagara Falls,frozen in 1911
Description - n 1911 the state of New York suffered one of the coldest winters in... on the America-Canada border the falls .The 1911-1912 United States cold wave remains one of the coldest winters recorded to occur ... stretch of below-zero weather for a single winter. Niagara Falls froze so densely that some people were able to safely cross on ice bridges.
39}Sign cologne,Germany 4 April 1945
Description - Corporal Luther E. Bger of US 82ND airborne division reading a warning sign,cologne Germany 4 April 19454.
40}Napalm Attack near U.S troops
Description - A Napalm attack near U.S troops on petrol in south vietnam,circa 1966.A napalm attack near U.S. troops on patrol in South Vietnam, circa 1966. ...Medics of the Infantry Division working on soldiers of the Infantry Regiment, Utah Beach. I see this and I ...... British Occupied North of Ireland: Boy Petrol Bomber 1969 .
41} A Panzer III tank crewman surrenders to an advancing brittish soldier during the battle of El Alamein,1942.
Description - The Second Battle of El Alamein (23 October–11 November 1942) was a decisive battle of the Second World War that took place near the Egyptian railway halt of El Alamein. With the Allies victorious, it marked the watershed of the Western Desert Campaign. The First Battle of El Alamein had prevented the Axis from advancing further into Egypt. In August 1942, Lieutenant-General Sir Bernard Law Montgomery took command of the Eighth Army following the sacking of General Claude Auchinleck and the death of his replacement Lieutenant-General William Gott in a plane crash.