Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures)

Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - 106-year old Armenian woman

You might have already seen some of these pictures on 'Thinking Humanity' before, but not all of them.

We present to you a big collection of 200 rare and historical pictures that should make you think. Please take your time and enjoy!

The Beatles
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - The Beatles
Famous album cover art for The Beatles album Abbey Road, correct? Not exactly, this is them walking back in the opposite direction.

The Eiffel Tower
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - The Eiffel Tower
Construction of the Eiffel tower in July, 1888.

Brasilia City
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Brasilia City
Construction of Brasilia city, which would later become the capital of Brazil. 1960.

Arc de Triomphe and Bebe
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Arc de Triomphe and Bebe
Charles Godefroy taking his Nieuport 11 Bebe through the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on August 7th, 1919.

Che Guevara and Fidel Castro
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Che Guevara and Fidel Castro
Che Guevara and Fidel Castro.

Albert Einstein's matriculation certificate
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Albert Einstein's matriculation certificate
Albert Einstein's matriculation certificate that he received at the age of 17, showing his final grades from the Aargau Kantonsschule (on a scale of 1-6).

Enola Gay
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Enola Gay
A Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber named \u201cEnola Gay\u201d was the bomber that dropped the \u201cLittle Boy\u201d (nuclear bomb) over Hiroshima, Japan during World War 2. It was the first aircraft to drop an atomic bomb as a weapon of war.

"Millenium Falcon"
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Millenium Falcon
Filming Star Wars inside of the iconic "Millennium Falcon" spacecraft.

ENIAC
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - ENIAC
The US-built ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer) was the first computer ever made. It combined, for the first time, the high speed of electronics with the ability to be programmed for many complex problems. It could add or subtract 5000 times a second, a thousand times faster than any other machine.

First McDonald's
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - First McDonald's
One of the first McDonald's restaurants open in 1948.

First Wal-Mart
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - First Wal-Mart
The first Wal-Mart store was opened in 1962 by [a salesman] Sam Walton. It was called Walton's Five and Dime.

Bush after 9/11
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Bush after 9/11
The moment George W. Bush was notified of the September 11 terrorist attacks.

The First Google Team
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - The First Google Team
The First Google Team in 1999.

Ford, Edison, Harding and Firestone
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Ford, Edison, Harding and Firestone
Henry Ford (the founder of Ford Motor Co.), Thomas Edison (inventor of the phonograph, motion picture camera and the practical light bulb), Warren G. Harding (29th president of USA) and Harvey Samuel Firestone (founder of Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.) lounging together.

Inside of Hitler's bunker
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Inside of Hitler's bunker
One of the first photos that was taken inside of Hitler's bunker (Fuhrerbunker) in 1945 by Allied soldiers.

Madonna, Sting and Tupac
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Madonna, Sting and Tupac
Madonna, Sting and Tupac hanging out.

Mathias Rust's Cessna on the Red Square
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Mathias Rust's Cessna on the Red Square
Mathias Rust's Cessna 172 that landed illegally in the Red Square on May 28, 1987. A German amateur pilot that flew from Finland to Moscow (while being tracked by the Soviet air defense as well as Soviet Jet Interceptors - which never received permission to fire).

Elvis Presley
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley during his service in the U.S. army

Quagga
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Quagga
The Quagga is an extinct subspecies of the plains zebra. The only Quagga to have been photographed alive was this mare at the Zoological Society of London's Zoo in Ragent's Park in 1870.

Steve Jobs and Bill Gates
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Steve Jobs and Bill Gates
Steve Jobs and Bill Gates chatting in 1991.

Boarding pass for Titanic
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Boarding pass for Titanic
The real boarding pass for RMS Titanic.

The unbroken seal on King Tut's Tomb
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - The unbroken seal on King Tut's Tomb
The unbroken seal on King Tut's Tomb.

The oldest running car on the planet
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - The oldest running car on the planet
1884 De Dion, Bouton et Trepardou Dos-a-Dos is the oldest running car on the planet. It was the first car to participate in an automobile race.

Family photo on the moon
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Family photo on the moon
During the Apollo 16 mission, Charles Duke left a family photo on the moon that was enclosed in a plastic bag.

Vought F4U Corsair
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Vought F4U Corsair
Vought F4U Corsair crashes on the deck of a carrier when the arresting gear failed. Most likely sometime during WW2 in the Pacific Theater.

John F. Kennedy at Cape Canaveral
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - John F. Kennedy at Cape Canaveral
John F. Kennedy at NASA's Cape Canaveral Missile Test Annex in 1962.

Walt and Roy O. Disney
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Walt and Roy O. Disney
Walt and Roy O. Disney on the day that they opened the Disney studio. Beside them are their wives and mother.

First photo in space
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - First photo in space
This photo was taken in space right after World War II (1946). A team of soldiers and scientists used a German-made V-2 missile equipped with a camera to capture this shot. Making it the first photo in space.

Douglas MacArthur signing the official Japanese surrender
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Douglas MacArthur signing the official Japanese surrender
Douglas MacArthur signing the official Japanese surrender instrument aboard the USS Missouri, 1945.

George S. Patton's Dog, Willie
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - George S. Patton's Dog, Willie
George S. Patton's Dog, Willie, mourning his best friend on the day of his death.

Joseph Goebbels on his wedding day
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Joseph Goebbels on his wedding day
Joseph Goebbels on his wedding day. Hitler was his best man and can be seen behind him in a trench coat and top hat.

"Schwerer Gustav"
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Schwerer Gustav
Hitler inspecting the massive 800mm \u201cSchwerer Gustav\u201d railway gun from afar. It was the largest-calibre rifled weapon ever used in combat, and fired the heaviest shells of any artillery piece.

Titanic
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Titanic
The following photo is believed to be the last photo ever taken of the RMS Titanic before it sunk in April 1912.

George Armstrong Custer
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - George Armstrong Custer
George Armstrong Custer and some of his fellow soldiers, during the American Civil War.

Sarcophagus of King Tut
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Sarcophagus of King Tut
Howard Carter, an English archaeologist, examining the opened sarcophagus of King Tut.

A haircut
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - A haircut
An RAF pilot getting a haircut while reading a book between missions.

Red Baron
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Red Baron
Manfred von Richthofen, aka "the Red Baron", petting his dog on an airfield

Samurai
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Samurai
Samurai. ~ 1860 - 1880

SAS soldiers
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - SAS soldiers
A team of SAS soldiers in North Africa, 1943.

Soviet soldiers
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Soviet soldiers
Soviet soldiers stop for a break in 1945 on the outskirts of Berlin.

Tsar Nicholas II
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Tsar Nicholas II
Tsar Nicholas II goofing around with his friend in 1899.

John Young and Charles Duke
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - John Young and Charles Duke
John Young and Charles Duke training for the Apollo 16 mission in the New Mexico desert.

Aircraft on 9/11
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Aircraft on 9/11
Aircraft await orders while being grounded on 9\/11. Nova Scotia, Canada. Photo: Halifax Airport.

Conan The Barbarian
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Conan The Barbarian
Sven-Ole Thorsen and Arnold Schwarzenegger on the set of Conan The Barbarian.

Bob Marley
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Bob Marley
Bob Marley playing soccer backstage. (Contrary to popular belief, that isn't Jimi Hendrix playing with him - it was a musician from "The Wailers".)

Californian lumberjacks
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Californian lumberjacks
Californian lumberjacks working in the Redwoods. These trees have lived for thousands of years, so seeing photos like this saddens us (the trees didn't hurt anyone).

Californian lumberjacks
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Californian lumberjacks
Californian lumberjacks working in the Redwoods. These trees have lived for thousands of years, so seeing photos like this saddens us (the trees didn't hurt anyone).

Disneyland cafeteria
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Disneyland cafeteria
Disneyland employee cafeteria of 1961.

A WW1 submarine
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - A WW1 submarine
A WW1 submarine with a hull number of U-118 was found washed ashore on the beach at Hastings, Sussex, England. After the surrender of Germany, its towing cable snapped as it was being towed to France for dismantling.

A WW1 submarine
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - A WW1 submarine
A WW1 submarine with a hull number of U-118 was found washed ashore on the beach at Hastings, Sussex, England. After the surrender of Germany, its towing cable snapped as it was being towed to France for dismantling.

James Zwerg
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - James Zwerg
Civil rights activist James Zwerg after being beaten by a white mob in Alabama, 1961. (After the beating he had to wait two hours for treatment as no white crew would pick him up.)

Martin Luther King Jr.
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr. removing a burned cross from his front yard. His son is at his side. Atlanta, GA, 1960.

The original Ronald clown
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - The original Ronald clown
The original Ronald clown of McDonald's. 1963.

Microsoft staff
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Microsoft staff
Microsoft staff. December 7, 1978.

Railroad in Nevada
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Railroad in Nevada
A native American man overlooking the newly completed transcontinental railroad in Nevada, ~1868.

New York, May 18, 1940
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - New York, May 18, 1940
A man on the corner is reading a newspaper which headline reads "Nazi Army Now 75 Miles Away from Paris". New York, May 18, 1940.

The assembly line of Porsche
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - The assembly line of Porsche
The assembly line of Porsche 911's at the Stuttgart factory. ~1970

Princeton students
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Princeton students
Princeton students after a Freshman \/ Sophomore snowball fight. Princeton, NJ, 1893.

Tiananmen
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Tiananmen
A different angle of the popular stand off between a man (top left in photo) and a column of Chinese Type 59 tanks (top right in photo) on Tiananmen Square. Photo by Terril Jones.

Tiger II
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Tiger II
One of the heaviest WW2 tanks ever created, the Tiger II. It weighed ~68.5 tonnes and had 100-180mm armour on the front. Budapest, Hungary, 1944.

Roosevelt Blvd
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Roosevelt Blvd
An American soldier replaces "Adolf-Hitler-Str." sign with a "Roosevelt Blvd" one in Berlin, Germany, 1945.

Manet's "In the Conservatory"
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Manet's In the Conservatory
American soldiers discover Manet's "In the Conservatory" that was hidden (amongst other Nazi loot) in the salt mines of Merker, Germany. 1945.

39th Tomsk infantry regiment
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - 39th Tomsk infantry regiment
39th Tomsk infantry regiment with their motorcycle-mounted machine guns during WW1, Russia.

Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Archduke Franz Ferdinand with his wife on the day they were assassinated by Gavrilo Princip. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (June 28, 1914). These assassinations were a contributing factor to the start of World War I.

106-year old Armenian woman
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - 106-year old Armenian woman
106-year old Armenian woman protecting her home with an AK-47. 1990.

B-36
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - B-36
A tornado that hit Carswell AFB on Sept 1, 1952 caused massive damage to most of the B-36 fleet.

Boing 707
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Boing 707
Boing 707 doing a barrel roll. When the test pilot Tex Johnson was questioned about the stunt, he simply replied by saying - "Just selling airplanes"

The Beatles meet Muhammad Ali
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - The Beatles meet Muhammad Ali
The Beatles meet Muhammad Ali.

Machu Picchu
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Machu Picchu
The first photo upon discovery of Machu Picchu, 1912.

Niels Bohr and Albert Einstein
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Niels Bohr and Albert Einstein
Niels Bohr and Albert Einstein at the Bohr-Einstein debates over quantum mechanics.

Horten Ho 229
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Horten Ho 229
Horten Ho 229 flying over G\u00f6ttingen, Germany. It was the first pure flying wing powered by a jet engine. ~1945.

Bill & Hillary
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Bill & Hillary
Bill (Clinton) & Hillary playing volleyball in Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA. 1975.

Howard Hughes inside of the H-4 Hercules
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Howard Hughes inside of the H-4 Hercules
Howard Hughes inside of the H-4 Hercules, more widely known as the "Spruce Goose". At the time, it was the largest airplane ever created. Photo: LIFE.

Johnny Cash
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Johnny Cash
Johnny Cash performing for prisoners at Folsom Prison. January 13, 1968.

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The North view of the missile launch pads. ~1960.

Star Wars set at lunchtime
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Star Wars set at lunchtime
Star Wars set at lunchtime.

Steamboats in the Mississippi
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Steamboats in the Mississippi
Steamboats in the Mississippi river, 1907. Photo: shorpy.

Times Square
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Times Square
Times Square in New York, 1911.

Train Derailment
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Train Derailment
Train Derailment at Gare Montparnasse, Paris, France. 1895.

Twin tires
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Twin tires
An old advertisement of "twin tires". Pretty interesting concept.

Release of Windows 95
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Release of Windows 95
Release of Windows 95.

1973 fuel shortage
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - 1973 fuel shortage
Looks like a bad day to mow your lawn. Pictured are lineups at a gas station during the 1973 fuel shortage.

Pet kangaroo
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Pet kangaroo
An American soldier at an advanced allied base, with his pet kangaroo. 1942.

Arnold Schwarzenegger
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Arnold Schwarzenegger
Arnold Schwarzenegger on the day he recieved his American citizenship.

Babe Ruth and Warren G. Harding
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Babe Ruth and Warren G. Harding
Babe Ruth shakes hands with U.S. President Warren G. Harding during a game at the Yankees Stadium. April, 1923. Ruth set career records for home runs which totalled at 714!

Berlin Wall
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Berlin Wall
Tearing the Berlin Wall down, 1989.

Statue of Liberty
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Statue of Liberty
Construction of the Statue of Liberty, 1884.

Einstein's office
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Einstein's office
Einstein's office at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, photographed on the day of his death, April 18, 1955.

Elisabeth "Lilo" Gloeden
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) -Elisabeth
Elisabeth "Lilo" Gloeden stands before judges, on trial for being involved in the attempt on Adolf Hitler's life, 1944.

A vending machine
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - A vending machine
A vending machine that sold already lit cigarettes for a penny. England, 1931.

Germans posing
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Germans posing
Germans posing with a French prisoner of war. France, 1940.

German soldiers
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - German soldiers
German soldiers taking a break from fighting as they play with a cute kitten. 1943.

Luftwaffe pilots
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Luftwaffe pilots
Luftwaffe pilots playing cards during the African campaign, 1942. The plane in the background is a Me-109.

Nearco
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Nearco
The valuable stallion Nearco is led from his personal bomb shelter on the Beech House stud farm. England, 1941.

Richard Nixon
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Richard Nixon
President Richard Nixon trying to figure out how to use chopsticks while visiting in China. 1972.

Queen Elizabeth II
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II firing a British L85 battle rifle. Surrey, England,1993.

Soviet soldiers
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Soviet soldiers
Soviet soldiers pose with "Hitler's Globe". Berlin, Germany, 1945.

Times Square
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Times Square
Times Square, New York, USA. 1972.

USS Nautilus
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - USS Nautilus
USS Nautilus visiting New York in 1956. It was the world's first nuclear-powered submarine.

Napalm strike
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Napalm strike
US Airfoce pilot watches a napalm strike hit from his cockpit. Vitenam, 1963.

Grumman X-29
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Grumman X-29
A Grumman X-29 experimental aircraft. It was engineered to test a forward-swept wing, canard control surfaces, and other novel aircraft technologies. The aerodynamic instability of this arrangement increased agility but required the use of computerized fly-by-wire control.

Picnic
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Picnic
People having a picnic in the middle of a highway during the 1973 oil crisis.

Batman and Bane
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Batman and Bane
Tom Hardy (who recently played "Bane" in "Batman: Dark Knight Rises") and his son as Batman for Halloween. Not really old, but here because its cool.

Kingcobras
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Kingcobras
Two lend-lease Bell P-63 "Kingcobra" aircraft flying over the Niagara falls. Note the Soviet stars on the fuselage of the airplanes. These planes are most likely being moved to be shipped off to join the fight in the European theater against the Nazi war machine. 1943.

Shelter
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Shelter
People entering a makeshift bomb shelter. Chungking, China, 1939.

Construction of the Manhattan Bridge
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Construction of the Manhattan Bridge
Construction of the Manhattan Bridge. 1908

Berlin Wall
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Berlin Wall
Construction of the Berlin wall. Germany, 1961.

A drive-in
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - A drive-in
A drive-in plays "The Ten Commandments" in Utah, USA, 1958.

Corsair
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Corsair
Natives admiring an American Air Force "Corsair" somewhere in the Pacific. 1943

Blue Angels
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Blue Angels
The original "Blue Angels" flying in formation over Niagara falls. The aircraft pictured are Grumman F-11 Tigers. 1957.

Hitler's Christmas party
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Hitler's Christmas party
A Christmas party for Hitlers officers and cadets. This photo is pictured just before the dinner. 1941.

Adolf Hitler's pants
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Adolf Hitler's pants
Adolf Hitler's pants after the assassination attempt at the Wolf's Lair. Rastenburg, East Prussia, 1944

Steven Spielberg
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg examining a scale model on the set of "Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark". 1980

John F. Kennedy with his daughter
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - John F. Kennedy with his daughter
John F. Kennedy having a tea party with his daughter, Caroline.

Times Square
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Times Square
Times Square. New York, USA, 1943.

Pablo Escobar
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Pablo Escobar
Notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar and his son in front of the White House. 1980's.

Porsche
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Porsche
Ferdinand Porsche showcasing the Volkswagen Beetle to Adolf Hitler. ~1935.

St Paul's Cathedral
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - St Paul's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral stands untouched after a raid on London during the Blitz.

Union Station
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Union Station
Union Station in Washington D.C., USA. 1905-1910.

First flight
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - First flight
The first flight of the Wright brothers. Dec 17, 1903.

Soviet cruiser
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Soviet cruiser
Soviet cruiser "Murmans" that ran aground off the Norwegian village Sorv?r during the transfer to be scrapped in India. 1994.

Crew members of Apollo 1
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Crew members of Apollo 1
Crew members of Apollo 1 rehearsing their water landing. 1966.

HQ of Italian Fascist party
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - HQ of Italian Fascist party
The headquarters of Benito Musolini and the Italian Fascist party. Rome, ~1930.

Buzz Aldrin
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Buzz Aldrin
Buzz Aldrin, sitting inside Apollo 11 lunar module. This photo was taken by commander Neil Armstrong shortly after the first successful moonwalk ever. July 20, 1969.

Hoover Dam pipe
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Hoover Dam pipe
Hoover Dam penstocks and outlet pipes such as this one were fabricated from 45,000 tons of steel and welded into nearly three miles of pipe varying from 8.5-30ft (2.6-9m) in diameter.

Construction of Mount Rushmore
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Construction of Mount Rushmore
Construction of Mount Rushmore. 1934-1939.

Folsom Street
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Folsom Street
Folsom Street in San Francisco, USA after the great earthquake of 1906.

German soldier on his motorcycle
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - German soldier on his motorcycle
A German soldier with kids on his motorcycle. Bulgaria, 1941.

Hindenburg over Manhattan
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Hindenburg over Manhattan
Hindenburg flies over Manhattan in 1936.

Adolf Hitler, age 11
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Adolf Hitler, age 11
Adolf Hitler at age 11 while attending Leonding Primary School. ~1900.

RECON platoon
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - RECON platoon
Members of the RECON platoon are shown unloading from a UH-1D (Huey) helicopter. Operation "Oregon" operating 3 kilometers west of Duc Pho, Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam.

John Lennon at Abby Road Studios
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - John Lennon at Abby Road Studios
John Lennon at Abby Road Studios in London, England. ~1963.

Stalin
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Stalin
Stalin is captured in this photograph by Lt. Gen. Nikolai Vlasik, the Soviet dictator's bodyguard. Vlasik's off-the-record photos of Stalin caused a sensation in the early 1960s when an enterprising Soviet journalist spirited some out, selling them to newspapers and magazines worldwide

Dodge dealer
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Dodge dealer
L Motors dealership that specialized in selling Dodges and Plymouths. New York City, USA, 1948.

Soviet sniper, Lyudmila Pavlichenko
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Soviet sniper, Lyudmila Pavlichenko
Soviet sniper, Lyudmila Pavlichenko. By the end of World War 2, she had 309 confirmed kills - thus making her the most successful female sniper in history.

Kremlin
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Kremlin
A distant Kremlin is seen in this 1852 photo of Moscow, Russia.

Pilot position
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Pilot position
Prone position pilot bed that was designed in an attempt to lessen pilot fatigue and ease the effects of gravitational forces. 1949.

Sukhoi Su-25
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Sukhoi Su-25
A Russian Sukhoi Su-25 close air support jet that was damaged by a Georgian MANPADS (Man Portable Air Defense System). Most likely a replica of the Soviet designed 9K38 Igla. Georgian Conflict, 2008.

Titanic in dry dock
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Titanic in dry dock
Titanic in dry dock. Here you can see the scale of the person standing next to one of the propellers. 1912.

US Customs agent's gun
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - US Customs agent's gun
US Customs agent pointing a gun at a car that is suspected of transporting marijuana across the US-Mexico border. 1969.

John Lennon and Mark Chapman
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - John Lennon and Mark Chapman
John Lennon giving the autograph, with his future killer Mark Chapman, few hours before death.

Destroying the Berlin Wall
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Destroying the Berlin Wall
Destroying the Berlin Wall.

Osama bin Laden and his family
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Osama bin Laden and his family
Osama bin Laden with his family visiting Falun in Sweden in 70'.

The Beatles
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - The Beatles
The Beatles at the beginning of their career.

Meeting of Pope Pius XI with Adolf Hitler.
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Meeting of Pope Pius XI with Adolf Hitler.
Meeting of Pope Pius XI with Adolf Hitler.

White & Colored
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - White & Colored
An example of racial segregation.

Coca-Cola
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Coca-Cola
Evolution of the Coca-Cola bottles. Years: 1899, 1900, 1915, 1916, 1957, 1986.

The Beatles, 1957
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - The Beatles, 1957
The Beatles, 1957. John Lennon - 16 years old, George Harrison and Paul McCartney - 15.

Charlie Chaplin and Mahatma Gandhi
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Charlie Chaplin and Mahatma Gandhi
Charlie Chaplin and Mahatma Gandhi.

Albert Einstein among other scientists
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Albert Einstein among other scientists
Albert Einstein among other scientists.

Rio Christ
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Rio Christ
Jesus Christ from Rio Being built.

Ku Klux Klan member being operated
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Ku Klux Klan member being operated
Ku Klux Klan member being operated in one of the hospitals in Alabama. (Unfortunately this photo is proven to be fake!)

Stephen Hawking
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Stephen Hawking
Wedding photo of Stephen Hawking and Jane Wilde, 1965

Central Park
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Central Park
New York - Central Park, 1933

Young Joseph Stalin
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Young Joseph Stalin
Young Joseph Stalin.

Martin Luther King
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Martin Luther King
Dr Martin Luther King in Chicago playing pool

Checking the bathing suit
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Checking the bathing suit
30th of June 1922. A policeman Bill Norton is checking the distance between knee and a bathing suit, which couldn't be bigger than 15cm (6 inches).

Clintons
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Clintons
The Clintons, beginning of '70.

Schwarzenegger and Kinski
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Schwarzenegger and Kinski
Arnold Schwarzenegger and 15 years old Nastassja Kinski, 1976.

Palace of Culture and Science
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Palace of Culture and Science
Building of The Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw, Poland, 1954.

Marilyn Monroe reading "Ulisses"
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Marilyn Monroe reading Ulisses
Marilyn Monroe reading "Ulisses".

Adolf Hitler on sledge
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Adolf Hitler on sledge
Adolf Hitler on sledge.

Salvador Allende
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Salvador Allende
President of Chile Salvador Allende with his bodyguards, September 1973

Albert Einstein
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein relaxing, Palm Springs, 1932

Tower Bridge
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge in the fog, London, October 1928

Family
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Family
A happy family (the Manson family)

Kurt Cobain
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Kurt Cobain
Kurt Cobain eating pizza

John Paul II assassination
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - John Paul II assassination
John Paul II assassination, 13th May 1981

Lennon leaving Elvis' house
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Lennon leaving Elvis' house
Meeting of Elvis Presley and The Beatles, 27th August 1965. On the picture in upper left corner you can see Elvis.

Lennon leaving Elvis' house
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Lennon leaving Elvis' house
Magnification of the previous picture - you can see Lennon leaving Elvis' house in Bel Air. Probably it's the only picture documenting that meeting

Eminem
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Eminem
Eminem in Alf tshirt

Winston Churchill
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill in bathing suit

Auguste and Louis Lumiere
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Auguste and Louis Lumiere
Auguste and Louis Lumiere, the first filmmakers in history, 1914.

The Tunguska Meteor Impact
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The Tunguska Meteor Impact, 1908.

Spyros Louis
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Spyros Louis
Spyros Louis, the first Marathon race winner, in a traditional clothing during the first Olympic Games. Greece 1896.

The Last Jew in Vinnitsa
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - The Last Jew in Vinnitsa
This was found in the personal album of an Einsatzgruppen soldier. It was labelled on the back "The last Jew of Vinnitsa". All 28,000 of the Jews living there were killed at the time. Ukraine, 1941

Footprint on the Moon
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Footprint on the Moon
On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong put his left foot on the rocky Moon. It was the first human footprint on the Moon. They had taken TV cameras with them. The first footprints on the Moon will be there for a million years. This photograph was taken by Buzz Aldrin.

Tiananmen Square
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Tiananmen Square
Probably the most famous image from the student uprising in China in 1989, this photograph shows a single person blocking the tanks that were emerging on the square. The man survived but shortly after the square was filled with innocent blood.

Soviet Flag raised above the Reichstag
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Soviet Flag raised above the Reichstag
Soviet Union soldiers Raqymzhan Qoshqarbaev, and Georgij Bulatov raising the flag on the roof of Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany in May, 1945. The photograph was taken by Yevgeny Khaldei.

Kim Phuc
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Kim Phuc
The girl in the centre of this photograph is 9 year old Kim Phuc. She is running from a napalm attack which caused serious burns on her back. The boy is her older brother. Both survived. This photo (by Huynh Cong Ut) became one of the most published of the Vietnam war. Vietnam, 1972

The Body of Che Guevara
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - The Body of Che Guevara
After capturing and killing Guevara (Marxist revolutionary), the Bolivian army showed this photograph to prove that he was dead. His death dealt a death blow to the socialist revolutionary movement in Latin America and the Third World. Bolivia, 1967

Hitler in Paris
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Hitler in Paris
This photograph was taken of Adolf Hitler visiting Paris with his architect Albert Speer, on June 23, 1940. Hitler's army had captured Paris and Hitler went to admire his new City.

V-J Day
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - V-J Day
This is one of the most famous photographs from the Second World War. The soldier and the nurse are unknown but people have come forward to claim the fame. Apparently the nurse slapped the soldier immediately after. The event was the celebration of the end of the war and it was taken in Times Square by Alfred Eisenstaedt. New York, 1945

Execution of a Viet Cong Guerrilla
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Execution of a Viet Cong Guerrilla
Photographer Eddie Adams took this photograph of Nguyen Ngoc Loan, South Vietnam's national police chief executing this Viet Cong captain. Adams later said that he regretted that the world did not see Loan as a hero for his actions in Vietnam. Vietnam, 1968

Ruby Bridges
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Ruby Bridges
Ruby Bridges, first african-american to attend a white elementary school in the South (Nov. 14th, 1960)

Mark Twain
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Mark Twain
Mark Twain inside the laboratory of Nikola Tesla (1894)

Hiroshima
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Hiroshima
Hiroshima - Before and After (1945)

Bombs dropped on Kobe
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Bombs dropped on Kobe
Bombs dropped on Kobe, Japan (1945)

Thich Quang Duc
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Thich Quang Duc
Thich Quang Duc, was a Vietnamese Mahayana Buddhist monk who burned himself to death at a busy Saigon road intersection on 11 June 1963. Quang Duc was protesting about the persecution of Buddhists by the South Vietnamese government led by Ngo Dinh Diem. Photos of his self-immolation were circulated widely across the world and brought attention to the policies of the Diem government. Malcolm Browne won a Pulitzer Prize for his renowned photograph of the monk's death. After his death, his body was re-cremated, but his heart remained intact.

Samurai (ca. 1860-1880)
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Samurai (ca. 1860-1880)
Samurai (ca. 1860-1880).

Three Archers, Japan (ca. 1870-1880)
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Three Archers, Japan (ca. 1870-1880)
Three Archers, Japan (ca. 1870-1880).

Alcohol barrels to be burned
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Alcohol barrels to be burned
Prohibition- Alcohol barrels to be burned (1924)

Yuri Gagarin
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Yuri Gagarin
Yuri Gagarin, first man in space (1961)

German helmets
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - German helmets
Pyramid of captured German helmets, New York (1918)

Louis Armstrong with wife
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Louis Armstrong with wife
Louis Armstrong plays for his wife in Giza (1961)

Cord Meyer Jr., president of United World Federalists, Inc., visiting Albert Einstein
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Cord Meyer Jr., president of United World Federalists, Inc., visiting Albert Einstein
L-R) Cord Meyer Jr., president of United World Federalists, Inc., visiting physicist Albert Einstein at his home to discuss Russia's attitude toward world government.

New York City
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - New York City
Aerial view of New York City, looking north, on December 16, 1951.

Grand Central Terminal
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - Grand Central Terminal
Shafts of sunlight penetrate through upper windows of the Vaulted room of Grand Central Terminal, as crowds gather near the information kiosk on the Terminal concourse, ca. 1935-1941.

The real Shrek
Ultimate Collection Of Rare Historical Photos. A Big Piece Of History (200 Pictures) - The real Shrek
American supermodel Dorian Leigh & Russian-born French wrestler Maurice Tillet (Shrek the character was inspired in Tillet), 1945 by Irving Penn - with Gast Del Porto and Elio Ortiz.

Source: Memolition & Imgur

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