Queen Elizabeth firing the Enfield

Rare Historical Photos Pt. 5 [20 Pics]

Nov 16 2012

Another roundup of the popular historical series of posts that we do. You can find the previous post here, and the start of the series here.

Arnold Schawrzenegger on the day of citizenship

Arnold Schwarzenegger on the day he recieved his American citizenship.

A bunker designed for a racing stallion England 1940

The valuable stallion Nearco is led from his personal bomb shelter on the Beech House stud farm. England, 1941.

Times Square 1972

Times Square, New York, USA. 1972.

1973 Oil shortage in the USA

Looks like a bad day to mow your lawn. Pictured are lineups at a gas station during the 1973 fuel shortage.

Queen Elizabeth firing the Enfield battle rifle

Queen Elizabeth II firing a British L85 battle rifle. Surrey, England,1993.

American soldier playing with a kangaroo

An American soldier at an advanced allied base, with his pet kangaroo. 1942.

Construction of the Statue of Liberty 1884

Construction of the Statue of Liberty, 1884.

Taking down the Berlin Wall 1989

Tearing the Berlin Wall down, 1989.

Albert Einstein's Desk on the day of his Death

Einstein's office at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, photographed on the day of his death, April 18, 1955.

Luftwaffe pilots playing cards in Africa 1942

Luftwaffe pilots playing cards during the African campaign, 1942. The plane in the background is a Me-109.

Elisabeth Gloeden that attempted to kill Hitler

Elisabeth "Lilo" Gloeden stands before judges, on trial for being involved in the attempt on Adolf Hitler's life, 1944.

England server lit cigarettes

A vending machine that sold already lit cigarettes for a penny. England, 1931.

Vietnam Napalm strike 1963

US Airfoce pilot watches a napalm strike hit from his cockpit. Vitenam, 1963.

German Soldier posing next to a French prisoner of war

Germans posing with a French prisoner of war. France, 1940.

German Soldiers playing with a kitten 1943

German soldiers taking a break from fighting as they play with a cute kitten. 1943.

X29 flying

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.

Nixon learning how to use chopsticks in China

President Richard Nixon trying to figure out how to use chopsticks while visiting in China. 1972.

Soviet Soldiers standing next to Hitlers Globe

Soviet soldiers pose with 'Hitler's Globe'. Berlin, Germany, 1945.

USS Nautilus first nuclear submarine in New York

USS Nautilus visiting New York in 1956. It was the world's first nuclear-powered submarine.

Babe Ruth shaking Warren Harding's Hand

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!

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