Amazing Historical Photos You’ve Never Seen

If you have never been a fan of learning about history these incredible photos will probably change your mind. For me the Stalin photo or the hockey goalies face disturbed me the most. You’ve got to have respect for hockey players toughness after seeing that one.Brutal! Credit & Source: http://rarehistoricalphotos.com/ Getty Images AFP

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The Punt Gun could discharge over a pound of shot at a time that could kill as many as 50 birds. This depleted stocks of wild waterfowl and by the 1860s most US states had banned the practice.
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A picture of a crowd in New York, 1939 (there is not one unhatted head)
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A rare color photo of Adolf Hitler showing the blue color of his eyes.
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Testing a bulletproof vest, 1923
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Dagen H, the day Sweden switched sides of the road, 1967
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German soldier taking aim from the back of a trained horse, 1935
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Crowded ship bringing American troops back to New York harbor after V-Day, 1945
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Civil War General Amrbose Burnside, whose unusual facial hair led to the coining of the term “sideburns”
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A photo illustrating the class divide of pre-war Britain, 1937
The first bananas in Norway, 1905
The first bananas in Norway, 1905
The face of a hockey goalie (Terry Sawchuk) before masks became standard game equipment, 1966
The face of a hockey goalie (Terry Sawchuk) before masks became standard game equipment, 1966
Stalin in an off-record photo captured by his bodyguard Vlasik
Stalin in an off-record photo captured by his bodyguard Vlasik
Defiant until the very end, a German Communist being executed in Munich, 1919
Defiant until the very end, a German Communist being executed in Munich, 1919
A photo of the iceberg that sunk the Titanic, taken the morning of April 15, 1912 from board of the ship “Prinz Adalbert”, before knowing the Titanic had sunk. The smear of red paint along the base of the berg (bottom right) prompted the chief steward to take the picture
A photo of the iceberg that sunk the Titanic, taken the morning of April 15, 1912 from board of the ship “Prinz Adalbert”, before knowing the Titanic had sunk. The smear of red paint along the base of the berg (bottom right) prompted the chief steward to take the picture
German soldiers react to footage of concentration camps, 1945
German soldiers react to footage of concentration camps, 1945
A young Adolf Hitler cheering the start of World War One, 1914
A young Adolf Hitler cheering the start of World War One, 1914
Evelyn McHale leapt to her death from the Empire State Building, 1947. Her landing position appeared disarmingly placid and composed, as if asleep. (Colorized Picture)
Evelyn McHale leapt to her death from the Empire State Building, 1947. Her landing position appeared disarmingly placid and composed, as if asleep. (Colorized Picture)
Russian spy laughing through his execution in Finland, 1942
Russian spy laughing through his execution in Finland, 1942 Russian Spy- “Look whose Finnish now! Hahaha”
Using a traditional Japanese blade, 17-year-old Yamaguchi assassinates socialist politician Asanuma in Tokyo, 1960 (Photo taken after initial stab)
Using a traditional Japanese blade, 17-year-old Yamaguchi assassinates socialist politician Asanuma in Tokyo, 1960 (Photo taken after initial stab)

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