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Great Manta Ray captured by capt kahn 1933

Rare Historical Photos Pt. 10 [21 Pics]

Jan 21 2014

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

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Bahnhof's Data Center in Sweden Bunker

Data Center Inside of a Former Cold War Bunker [11 Pics]

May 8 2013

We have seen many cool data-centers and offices before, but Bahnhof's takes the cake. Built at a depth of 30m (98ft) below the surface of the White Mountains in Stockholm, Sweden.

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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.

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Top Secret Communications Bunker Soviet

Secret Cold War Communications Bunker [25 Pics]

Jun 30 2012

Once again we go back to the land of all abandoned things that are Soviet. It seems like people are finding new locations monthly – crazy to even imagine how many more there are out there (operational and abandoned). This one is located somewhere in Ukraine and was built and used in the early 1970's.

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Soviet BTR abandoned

Abandoned Soviet Vehicle Base Hidden Deep in the Woods Pt. 2

Feb 15 2012

This is the continuation to our earlier post about abandoned cold war era Soviet Equipment that was left behind during the vast 1990's demilitarization. Some of these pictures are just amazing!

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Secret Soviet Base Abandoned

Abandoned Soviet Vehicle Base Hidden Deep in the Woods

Jan 25 2012

Soviet Union stockpiled weapons all over its vast land during the Cold War. They needed to be prepared for any type of threat at any time and at any cost.

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Smoke Grenades

AAV's Firing Smoke Grenades

Jan 12 2012

An amazing shot I found on Wikipedia while cruising and reading some articles. Three AAV's (Amphibious Assault Vehicle) firing smoke grenades during an exercise. You will enjoy this one, just make sure to look at it in full resolution (click on the image).

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Soviet Spy Equipment

Cold War: Soviet Era KGB Spy Equipment

Jan 9 2012

Take a look at the equipment that the Soviet KGB spies had access to during the cold war. Just when you thought you would only see stuff like this in the old Bond movies. 15 photos inside.

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Air Force Missile Site 8

Air Force Missile Site 8 - That Nearly Began World War 3

Nov 10 2011

Retired top-secret installations are nothing short of jaw-dropping, and this one definitely does not fail to impress. This top secret facility was also once known as Titan II ICBM Site 571-7 because of the massive Titan II missile that it housed inside of it.

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SR71 Major Brian Shul

Facts You Didn’t Know About the SR-71 Blackbird

Aug 5 2011

During the late 1950's Cold War was at large, and USA was actively planning the construction of a top-secret aircraft that would soon replace the U-2. What came next was an airplane that would never become obsolete to this day – the Blackbird.

Read the amazing story about the most influential aircraft of the 20th century.

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