Fractions of Time...

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So many pieces of time I wish I was there in person. I'll take the second best with a picture...

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These photographers may have never known the significance of the pictures they took and that millions would be marveling at them in the future. A rare and fascinating look at how different (and similar) life used to be. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Life Pictures, Vintage Pictures, Weird Facts, Fun Facts, Foto Art, Interesting History, Interesting Photos

36 Incredible Photographs from the Past You Might Not Have Seen Before

Yes, that is the very first known selfie, taken in 1839 by an amateur chemist and photography enthusiast from Philadelphia named Robert Cornelius. To capture this image, he set his camera up at the back of the family store in Philadelphia and took the image by removing the lens cap and then running

Images Capturing Events Through Modern History . Browse new photos about Images Capturing Events Through Modern History . Most Awesome Funny Photos Everyday! Old Pictures, Best Funny Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Antique Pictures, Weird Facts, Fun Facts, All Meme, Interesting History

Old snaps you have to see. Part 16

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On 2 July most of the children of Lidice, a small village in what was then Czechoslovakia, were handed over to the Łódź Gestapo office. Those 82 children were then transported to the extermination camp at Chełmno 70 kilometers away. World History, World War, Cemetery Art, Interesting History, Sculpture Art, Wwii, Religion, Images, Small World
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29 Colorized Historical Photos That Make The Past Seem Not So Far Away - - 29 Colorized Historical Photos That Make The Past Seem Not So Far Away Pictures 29 Kolorierte historische Fotos, die die Vergangenheit nicht so weit entfernt erscheinen lassen Colorized Historical Photos, Historical Pictures, History Photos, History Facts, Funny History, Asian History, Strange History, Old Pictures, Old Photos

29 Colorized Historical Photos That Make The Past Seem Not So Far Away

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USMC Archive Marine captive Iwo Jima, March 1945 "Corporal Edward Burckhardt, of Yonkers, New York, sports a kitten that he found at the base of Suribachi Yama on the battlefield at Iwo Jima when he came ashore with the Marine Division. Crazy Cat Lady, Crazy Cats, Foto Poster, Iwo Jima, Foto Art, Cat People, Vintage Cat, Life Magazine, I Love Cats
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Marine "captive," Iwo Jima, March 1945

The caption reads "Corporal Edward Burckhardt, of Yonkers, New York, sports a kitten that he found at the base of Suribachi Yama on the battlefield at Iwo Jima when he came ashore with the 5th Marine Division." From the Holland M. Smith Collection (COLL/2949) at the Marine Corps History Division OFFICIAL USMC PHOTOGRAPH

If you are a history buff like me, you will find this an amazing pin! When I get to Europe, especially Paris, I was always hoping to go to the same spots. Those Paris photos are after the fall of France in Foto Memory, Photocollage, To Infinity And Beyond, Interesting History, World History, History Major, Modern History, Historical Photos, Belle Photo
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Same place, different time. This is amazing. Hauntingly beautiful.

İkinci Dünya Savaşı sonunda New York Limanına Amerikan askerlerini getiren "Queen Elizabeth" gemisi. The crowded Liner Queen Elizabeth bringing American Troops back to NY Harbor after the and of the WWII, 1945 World History, World War Ii, History Online, History Books, Ww2 History, History Medieval, Haunted History, Tudor History, History Facts

Crowded ship bringing American troops back to New York harbor after V-E Day, 5/8/1945

A rescue worker finds a baby in a an air raid shelter during the Blitz c. - A rescue worker finds a baby in a an air raid shelter during the Blitz c. (X-Post from Am - Old Pictures, Old Photos, House Of Pain, Foto Real, The Blitz, Interesting History, World History, World War Ii, Vintage Photographs

Once Upon a Time in War

War is a horribly fascinating thing, however much man may hate it.

1956 Helmuth Pirath Keystone Press World Press Photo of the Year German World War II prisoner, released by the Soviet Union, is reunited with his daughter. The child had not seen her father since she was one-year-old. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Moving Pictures, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, World Press Photo, Photos Rares, Ali Michael, Robert Frank

Every World Press Photo Winner From 1955-2011

Every year since the World Press Association gathers in Amsterdam to pick a picture of the year. Here's every photo that's won from the past 55 years or so. Powerful stuff.

Strangest Images Of World War I: Camp Cody New Mexico 650 Officers & Enlisted Men Of Auxiliary Remount Depot A Cavalry Unit, Created This Human Representation Of A Horse Head Horse Head, Horse Art, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Rare Photos, Anzac Day, Naha, Horse Love, Crazy Horse
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Color Photos of Soviet Soldiers During WWII - English Russia World History, World War Ii, Red Army, Interesting History, War Machine, Military History, Historical Photos, Wwii, Sailor

Soviet Soldiers at World War 2 in Color - English Russia

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Rationing in WW II. England.

Czesława Kwoka-one of many Polish children murdered in Auschwitz by Germans. At Auschwitz concentration camp 200 to 300 Polish children from the Zamość area were murdered by Germans by phenol injections. Anne Frank, World History, World War Ii, History Online, George Santayana, Never Again, Second World, Historical Photos, Wwii

Czeslawa Kwoka, a Polish child killed in Auschwitz. The Nazi soldier would kill children with phenol injections. The child was place on a stool, blindfolded with a towel, then injected in the chest with a needle. They wouldn't wait for the child to die; instead they threw the child into the next room to die in agony within a few minutes. Then another child would take the stool. "Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it." - George Santayana

In this Sunday, Sept. 1945 picture, Japanese Foreign Minister Namoru Shigemitsu, center in top hat, leads the Japanese delegation aboard the USS Missouri battleship in Tokyo Bay for the signing ceremony for Japanese surrender in World War II. Missouri, Us Marines, Naval History, Military History, World History, World War Ii, History Online, Hiroshima, Special Forces

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On Sept. 2, 1945, representatives of the empire of Japan formally surrendered to the Allies aboard the Missouri, anchored in Tokyo Bay. These images captured by press and military photographers rec…

The little ones that got away: Incredible stories of Jewish children who survived the Nazi holocaust Heart-moving stories of 15 of these children are told for the first time Book, by Tina Huettl and Alexander Meschnig released in English. By ALLAN HALL. Holocaust Books, Holocaust Survivors, One That Got Away, Jewish History, Persecution, Interesting History, World War Two, 23 March, Everything
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The little ones that got away: Incredible stories of Jewish children who survived the Nazi holocaust

Millions of Jews were rounded up and shipped off to die as the Nazi regime which came to power 80 years ago in Germany - set about the systematic 'cleansing' of the country. But many children escaped.