Construction of Hoover dam

Rare Historical Photos Pt. 7 [20 Pics]

Feb 5 2013

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.

Titanic Hull in dry dock

Titanic in dry dock. Here you can see the scale of the person standing next to one of the propellers. 1912.

Mussolinini headquarters in rome

The headquarters of Benito Musolini and the Italian Fascist party. Rome, ~1930.

Apollo 1 rehearsing water landing

Crew members of Apollo 1 rehearsing their water landing. 1966.

Hindenburg over Manhattan 1936

Hindenburg flies over Manhattan in 1936.

Construction of Mount Rushmore

Construction of Mount Rushmore. 1934-1939.

Buzz Aldrin 1969

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.

Su-27 Damaged by Georgian forces

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.

Great earthquake of San Francisco Folsom Street

Folsom Street in San Francisco, USA after the great earthquake of 1906.

Battleship murmansk in Russia

Soviet cruiser “Murmansk” that ran aground off the Norwegian village Sørvær during the transfer to be scrapped in India. 1994.

Construction of Hoover dam

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.

Lyudmila Pavlichenko Sniper

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.

Customs Agent pointing a gun at a drug smuggler

US Customs agent pointing a gun at a car that is suspected of transporting marijuana across the US-Mexico border. 1969.

German soldier with kids on his bike

A German soldier with kids on his motorcycle. Bulgaria, 1941.

John Lennon at Abby Road in London

John Lennon at Abby Road Studios in London, England. ~1963.

Kremlin, Moscow, Russia 1852

A distant Kremlin is seen in this 1852 photo of Moscow, Russia.

L Motors Dodge dealership oldschool

L Motors dealership that specialized in selling Dodges and Plymouths. New York City, USA, 1948.

Joseph Stalin Goofing Around

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.

Prone Position Pilot Seat

Prone position pilot bed that was designed in an attempt to lessen pilot fatigue and ease the effects of gravitational forces. 1949.

US Recon Platoon in Vietnam

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.

Hitler at Age 11

Adolf Hitler at age 11 while attending Leonding Primary School. ~1900.

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