I love old photographs and have my own large collection from friends & family but also love the more historical pictures before the days of photoshop
and manipulation. A picture in those long past days can really say a thousand words. Hope you enjoy these as much as I did.
Have a great week-end!
Clearly to these Russians the sight of a Typhoon class submarine at the beach was of no concern in 1979!
I think this is definitely one of my favourites! The filming of the MGM Lion Roar...often wondered how they did that
The Grey & The Blue Gettysburg Veterans
The famous "jump for freedom" of Conrad Schumann in 1961 he jumped the barbed wire fence whilst being encouraged by West Germans. Sadly in 1998 he
hung himself in his orchard in Bavaria
A very VERY crowded US ship bringing back soldiers from Europe 1945. How did that thing stay afloat?? lol
Russians feeding the Polar Bears in Chuki Peninsula 1950. As meat was damn near impossible to get hold of these bears were given opened tins of
The weekly food ration for 2 people in Britain 1943....try making a meal with that!
A very rare picture of rescued slaves aboard the HMS Daphne in 1868 who were freed from Arab slave traders along the Zanzibar coast
One hell of a scary building....the headquarters of Mussolini's Fascist Party in Rome 1934 just prior to elections
Iranian Women protesting the Ayotollah's new laws against women and forcing the hijab upon them after the fall of the Shah 1979. This was the
beginning of the Islamic crackdown in Iran
A rare glimpse of the French capital punishment system, the Guillotine. This is from the last execution by guillotine in 1939 of serial killer &
kidnapper Eugene Weidmann
And finally a picture that I'm sure is a suprise to many, German Muslim Waffen SS members at prayer in 1943
(Proved harder than I thought to extract some favourites from the hundreds I have on my pc!! )I could go on but most are probably bored by now so I'll
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