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1. When both sides of the English channel tunnel first met 1990 TheCrippledGiraffe 100 reddit
2. The wives of the astronauts on the Apollo 8 mission at the moment they heard their husbands voices from orbit, 1968 DillyDylan 100 reddit
3. Inside of an Airplane in 1930 BunyipPouch 100 reddit
4. Lyndon B. Johnson yelling at the pilots of a nearby plane to cut their engines so that John F. Kennedy could speak as Kennedy is seen trying to calm him down. Taken during the 1960 presidential campaign in Amarillo, Texas. Kornichon 100 reddit
5. Portrait of arctic explorer Peter Freuchen and his wife, fashion illustrator Dagmar Cohn, 1947 alohasnafu 100 reddit
6. Only one of two photographs in existence of the US Supreme Court in session. Cameras are forbidden in the Supreme Court, but this photograph was taken by a young woman who concealed her small camera in her handbag, cutting a hole through which the lens peeped, 1937. ILoveLamp9 100 reddit
7. Anne Frank’s father Otto, revisiting the attic where they hid from the Nazis. He was the only surviving family member. (1960) PILLUPIERU 100 reddit
8. Into the Jaws of Death, 6th of June, 1944 MrDoctorOtter 100 reddit
9. In 1969, when black Americans were still prevented from swimming alongside whites, Mr.Rogers decided to invite Officer Clemmons to join him and cool his feet in a pool, breaking a well-known color barrier. listentobellion 100 reddit
10. At 4:31 AM, an unauthorized photo taken of Stalin inside of the Kremlin shows the very moment he was informed that Germany had began their invasion of the Soviet Union. It was taken by Komsomolskaya Pravda, editor in chief. He was ordered to destroy it, but instead saved it. June 22, 1941. TheDevils_Own 100 reddit
11. Ruth Lee, a hostess at a Chinese restaurant, flies a Chinese flag so she isn’t mistaken for Japanese when she sunbathes on her days off in Miami, in the wake of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 15, 1941 HeartlessBitchLOL 99 reddit
12. Ruth Lee, a hostess at a Chinese restaurant, flies a Chinese flag so she isn’t mistaken for Japanese when she sunbathes on her days off in Miami. Dec. 15, 1941 (Colorized) Snarblox 99 reddit
13. German SS guards, exhausted from their forced labour clearing the bodies of the dead at Bergen-Belsen, are allowed a brief rest by British soldiers but are forced to take it by lying face down in one of the empty mass graves, 1945 dasbeck 99 reddit
14. New Yorkers stop to watch the "Seinfeld" finale, Times Square, 1998 bsmilner 99 reddit
15. David Isom, 19, broke the color line in a segregated pool in Florida on June 8, 1958, which resulted in officials closing the facility. Scaulbylausis 98 reddit
16. Swedish Major Erik Bonde smokes a cigarette after being ambushed and shot twice. Congo, Jan 15th 1961 kattmedtass 98 reddit
17. "Human Fly" George Willig scales the exterior of the World Trade Center's South Tower in 1977. Completing the climb in 3.5 hours, he was arrested at the top after signing several autographs, and was fined $1.10 by the city - a penny for each floor he passed. NewRetroPepsi 98 reddit
18. Soldiers returning home from WWII 1945 exoduscv 98 reddit
19. A Serbian soldier sleeps with his father who came to visit him on the front line near Belgrade, 1914/1915 Porodicnostablo 98 reddit
20. Richard Nixon waves goodbye as he boards a helicopter after resigning the presidency earlier that day. (Aug. 9, 1974) Reddit__PI 97 reddit
21. Young Angela Merkel having a Schnaps with fishermen on the island of Rügen during her first MP campain in summer 1990 phomb 97 reddit
22. 18-year-old Keshia Thomas protects a fallen man, believed to be associated with the Ku Klux Klan from an angry mob of anti-clan protestors. Ann Arbor, Michigan USA. 1996 By Mark Brunner OIFVet303 97 reddit
23. Russian inmate points an identifying and accusing finger at a Nazi guard who was especially cruel towards the prisoners in Buchenwald camp. Colorized. scoopbh 97 reddit
24. Nikola Tesla, the last photo ever of the famous scientist, 1st Jan 1943 c0urso 97 reddit
25. "Eyes of Hate", a photograph of Goebbels after he finds out his photographer was Jewish, Geneva , September 1933 balint-uni 97 reddit
26. View of Boston, the oldest surviving aerial photograph ever taken. October 13th, 1860. dasbeck 97 reddit
27. Crowd in Times Square, New York City celebrating the surrender of Germany, May 7th, 1945. ThaloGreen 97 reddit
28. The Imprint of a Mitsubishi kamikaze Zero along the side of H.M.S Sussex. 1945. pubwithnobeer 97 reddit
29. Princess Diana shakes hands with an AIDS patient without gloves, 1991 zsreport 97 reddit
30. A Coca Cola advertisement made by spreading grains for pigeons in Saint Mark's Square, Venice, 1960 SpadoKln 97 reddit
31. This African girl was exhibited in a human zoo in Brussels, Belgium, in 1958. DimeBarADozen 97 reddit
32. Photo of James Zwerg, a college student from Wisconsin, after he was beaten by a white mob in Alabama for being a Freedom Rider. He passed out shortly afterwards and was ignored by white ambulance crews for hours until an ambulance for blacks picked him up. Montgomery, AL, 1961 EssoEssex 97 reddit
33. An American soldier cradles a wounded Japanese boy and shelters him from the rain in the cockpit of an airplane during the Battle of Saipan while waiting to transport the youngster to a field hospital. July, 1944. RyanSmith 96 reddit
34. German fraternity mirror selfie (1912) shefoundnow 96 reddit
35. Wedding bands that were removed from holocaust victims before they were executed RogerDat143 96 reddit
36. Doodles created by future sultan Mehmed the Conqueror, aged 10 at the time. Year:1442 xamza1608 96 reddit
37. Fire and fury: B-25s are pictured flying past Mount Vesuvius in Italy as lava and ash spews from the top of the volcano. The eruption killed 57 as it destroyed the village of San Sebastiano and San Giorg in March 1944 while Allied forces were battling for supremacy in the skies. Roguecop 96 reddit
38. John Lennon and Yoko Ono bought a large billboard in Times Square in 1969 declaring that 'War is over if you want it' Colourised ColourbyRJM 96 reddit
39. Pelé takes a break during the filming of Escape to Victory – in the stadium of a Jewish team filled with Nazi flags in a Communist country in 1981 videki_man 96 reddit
40. President George HW Bush gazes at the Capitol in helicopter after leaving Clinton Inauguration. 1992 Jslack97 96 reddit
41. Women from India, Japan, and Syria who completed their education as physicians in Philadelphia, 1885. DimeBarADozen 96 reddit
42. A unknown man during the Great Depression, 1932. OIFVet303 95 reddit
43. Women protesting forced Hijab days after the revolution, Iran, 1979 SPP_382 95 reddit
44. Lt. Col. Robert Stirm, is greeted by his family, returning home after more than five years as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam. 1973 domenicocavasso 95 reddit
45. 18 year-old Muhammad Ali stands alone at the 1960 Rome Olympics Mike_August 95 reddit
46. Hiroo Onoda, Japanese soldier who refused to surrender until 1974 c0urso 95 reddit
47. JFK's funeral at the capitol. November 1963. Snarblox 95 reddit
48. 1915: A French soldier slumps down dead with food in his hands after being shot while he ate. beetlejuice2386 95 reddit
49. A starving boy and a missionary in Uganda, 1980 shahzaibnoor 95 reddit
50. An IRA warning to British troops on patrol, Armagh, Northern Ireland, 1994 Shortty10 95 reddit
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