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Amazing War Photos you may not have seen before.

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posted on Jun, 13 2016 @ 06:00 AM
Following up on a thread from a few weeks ago, I felt like having a more specific focus than simply historic photos. I have come across some fascinating war photos I felt worth sharing. Some of these photos show elements of war I was not familiar with before. I hope others find them as interesting as I do.

US Civil War. Company E, 4th US Coloured Troops at Fort Lincoln, November 17, 1865

Doggy gas masks from WW1.

Dazzle ships, WW1. Designed to make it difficult to estimate a target's range, speed, and heading of a ship.

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Bombs being dropped from a blimp, WW1.

German American Bund parade on East 86th St, New York City, October 30, 1939 before the US entered WW2.

Huge Nazi parade, prior to WW2.

Statue in the center of Stalingrad after Nazi attacks.

American pyramid of German helmets.

Pigeon Photographers from WW2.

Muslim members of the Waffen SS 13th division at prayer during their training in Germany, 1943.

Kamikaze pilots posing with a puppy before their suicide missions, 1945

The Trinity Explosion 0.016 seconds after detonation.

American airmen Dewey Wayne Waddell, POW in Vietnam, 1967.

Afghan Mujahideen aims a FIM-92 stinger missile at passing Soviet aircraft, 1988

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posted on Jun, 13 2016 @ 08:42 AM
Those Japanese kamikazi look like they might be in elementary or middle school.

posted on Jun, 13 2016 @ 08:43 AM
a reply to: cuckooold

Amazing photos❗️

posted on Jun, 13 2016 @ 10:21 AM
Great photos.

posted on Jun, 14 2016 @ 05:00 AM
Wonderful photos, here are some web sites with WW 2 photos

posted on Jun, 18 2016 @ 10:30 PM
I am so addicted to old historical photos.
I haven't seen most of these so thank you!

posted on Jun, 28 2016 @ 03:08 AM
a reply to: cuckooold

These are fascinating. Great find!


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