22 June 2016

Moments of our world history



    Fascinating photographs of some of the most interesting moments of our world history.
 
 
 
 
1.    A boxing match on board the USS Oregon in 1897
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2. An airman being captured by Vietnamese in Truc Bach Lake, 
Hanoi in 1967. The airman is John McCain.
 

 
 
 
 
3. Samurai warriors taken between 1860 and 1880
 

 
 
 
 
4. A shell-shocked reindeer looks on as war planes 
drop bombs on Russia in 1941.
 

 
 
 
 
5. Walt Disney on the day they opened Disney Studios
 

 
 
 
 
6. Che Guevara enjoying a drink
 

 
 
 
 
7. The Microsoft staff in 1978
Bill Gates, front row left.
 

 
 
 
 
8. The last known Tasmanian Tiger 
(now extinct) photographed in 1933
 

 
 
 
 
9. German air raid on Moscow in 1941
 

 
 
 
 
 
10. Winston Churchill out for a swim
 

 
 
 
 
11. The London sky after a bombing and dogfight 
between British and German planes in 1940
 

 
 
 
 
12. Martin Luther King, Jr removes a burned cross 
from his yard in 1960. The boy is his son.
 

 
 
 
 
13. Google begins
 

 
 
 
 
14. Nagasaki , 20 minutes after the atomic bombing in 1945
 

 
 
 
 
15. The only photograph of a living Quagga 
(now extinct) from 1870
 

 
 
 
 
16. Hitler's bunker
 

 
 
 
 
17. A Japanese plane is shot down during 
the Battle of Saipan in 1944.
 

 
 
 
 
18. The original Ronald McDonald played by Willard Scott
 

 
 
 
 
19. The first photo taken from space in 1946
 

 
 
 
 
20. British SAS back from a 3-month patrol 
of North Africa in 1943
 

 
 
 
21. Disneyland employee cafeteria in 1961
 

 
 
 
 
22. The first McDonalds
 

 
 
 
23. Fidel Castro lays a wreath at the Lincoln Memorial.
 

 
 
 
24. George S. Patton's dog mourning his 
master on the day of his death.
 

 
 
 
 
25. California lumberjacks working on Redwoods
 

 

 
 
 
 
26. Construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961
 

 
 
 
27. Bread and soup during the Great Depression
 

 
 
 
28. The 1912 World Series
 

 
 
 
29. The first photo following the discovery 
of Machu Pichu in 1912.
 

 
 
 
30. Construction of Christ the Redeemer 
in Rio da Janeiro, Brazil
 

 
 
 
31. Steamboats on the Mississippi River in 1907
 

 
 
 
32. Leo Tolstoy telling a story to his grandchildren in 1909
 

 
 
 
33. The construction of Disneyland
 

 
 
 
34. Arnold Schwarzenegger on the day he 
received his American citizenship
 

 
 
 
35. 14-year-old Osama bin Laden (2nd from the right)
 

 
 
 
36. Construction of the Statue of Liberty in 1884
 

 
 
 
37. Albert Einstein's office photographed on the day of his death
 

 
 
 
38. A liberated Jew holds a Nazi guard at gunpoint.

 
 
 
39. Construction of the Manhattan Bridge in 1908
 

 
 
 
40. Construction of the Eiffel Tower in 1888
 

 
 
41. Dismantling of the Berlin Wall in 1989
 

 
 
 
42. Titanic leaves port in 1912.
 

 
 
 
43. Adolf Hitler's pants after the failed assassination 
attempt at Wolf's Lair in 1944
 

 
 
 
44. ENIAC, the first computer ever built
 

 
 
 
45. Brighton Swimming Club in 1863
 

 
 
 
46. Ferdinand Porsche (yeah, that Porsche) showing a model 
of the Volkswagen Beetle to Adolf Hitler in 1935
 

 
 
 
47. The unbroken seal on King Tut's tomb
 

 
 
 
48. Apollo 16 astronaut Charles Duke left this family 
photo behind on the moon in 1972.
 

 
 
 
49. The crew of Apollo 1 practicing their water landing in 1966. 
Unfortunately, all of them were killed on the launch pad in a fire.
 

 
 
50. An aircraft crash on board during World War II
 

 
 
51. Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Warren G. Harding 
(29th president of USA ), and Harvey Samuel Firestone 
(founder of Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.) talking together
 

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