User: Kornichon (reddit)
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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.
Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb, the three young brothers that would go on to form The Bee Gees just four years after this photo was taken in 1956.
Young girls in 1930s China having their feet bound to modify the shape of their foot. This practice for girls only was nearly 1000 years old, and was mainly in China, causing disabilities to many girls. It died out in the 20th century as it became clear the ramifications of the practice.
Revolver that took a photo every time it was fired, New York 1938.
Coca-Cola swastika key fob, 1925. Pre-Nazi days, when it was still a symbol of good fortune
A U.S. soldier shares his binoculars with three girls after the liberation of Normandy, WWII, 1944
Moscow in 1968.
Vladimir Lenin and a group of commanders at the Red Square, in Moscow, during a troops inspection. 25 mai 1919.
A lone British soldier stands up to his knees in spent shell cases. France, WWI. (1914-1918)
World War II Paratroopers shown sitting across from themselves in the same plane that dropped them into Normandy in 1944.
A little French girl kissing an American soldier after the liberation of France from German occupation, WWII, 1944
Golden Gate Bridge opening day on May 27th, 1937
Wing Commander Roger Morewood, pictured as a young pilot in the 1940s, was one of the surviving Battle of Britain airman. He died aged 98 years in 2014.
The first scientifically useful photograph of a total solar eclipse was made on July 28, 1851 by Julius Berkowski at the Royal Observatory in Königsberg, Prussia.
An old Italian woman shows her gratitude to one of the American soldiers following the liberation of Italy in 1945.
"Theo, I have run out of ammunition. I'm going to ram this one. Good bye. We'll see each other in Valhalla." Those were the last words of Heinrich Ehrler, a German pilot during WWII, before he rammed the B-24 bomber 'Trouble in Mind', destroying both aircraft and killing himself in 1945
A French postal worker makes sure to smell each envelope before delivery to ensure it has been spritzed with the right amount of Chanel No. 5 (1956)
Violet Jessop, the ocean liner stewardess and nurse who not only survived the sinking of the Titanic, but also the crashing of the Olympic, and the explosion of the Britannic. (1915)
An American soldier gives a drink of water to a wounded German prisoner lying on a stretcher somewhere in the Normandy, France on June 19, 1944
Flamethrower in action in the woods near the village of Niinisalo, Finland, on July 1, 1942.
The last known photograph of the Titanic on the surface of the ocean, 1912
"Gas Mask Parade", Tokyo, by Masao Horino. 1936-1939.
Café du Dôme, Paris, 1928. Photo by André Kertész.
Two West German girls chat with their grandparents in the eastern zone, separated by a barbed wire barricade, 1961.
Information desk, Trans World Airlines Terminal, John F. Kennedy Airport (Idlewild back then), New York, circa 1956
The final moments of a Japanese Dive Bomber, 1945
German prisoner, released by the URSS, reunites with daughter who hasn't seen him since she was one year old. 1956
Emil Gallo, a Slovak plumber, standing in front of a Warsaw Pact tank and baring his chest in a gesture of protest during the invasion of Czechoslovakia in August of 1968.
A survivor still hospitalized in Hiroshima, showing arms and torso covered with keloids caused by the atomic bomb dropped on the city, 1947
First World War: German soldier on a pony in zebra camouflage. German East Africa (1915)
Annaliese Kohlmann, former Nazi female guard noted for her cruelty, Bergen-Belsen, 1945. (story in comments)
American Serial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer stands with a Giant Snow Bong in his hometown of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1980
A young boy holding a sign during the Great Depression, 1920s
The Eiffel Tower at twilight, 1932. Photograph by George Brassai.
The only known photo of baby Adolf Hitler, 1890
Inside the Big Ben, London, ca. 1920s.
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