12 August 2014

Rare/Unusual Historical Photographs

Everybody had to wait for gas in '73


World's first test of a thermonuclear weapon -Ivy Mike- on Oct 31, 1952


Sailors enjoy the view as Brigitte Bardot relaxes at Cannes - 1950s


Hong Kong, cca 1940


F-22 Raptor breaks vapor pocket at 2009 Miramar Air Show


Vending machine sold pre-ignited cigarettes for one cent in England, 1931


Tripoli Grand Prix, Italian Libya - 1938


Times Square, NYC - 1972


Battle front on the Somme, WWI


Packard's Last Gasp: 1957 Packard Predictor concept car


Croatian President Tujman savors victory in Operation Storm,
the largest European land offensive since WWII - 1995


American Indian couple, 1912.


Schwinn streamlined bicycle, 1954


Napalm strike photographed from fighter cockpit, Vietnam - 1963


Italian heavy artillery, 1918



Einstein's office at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton NJ,
 photographed on the day of his death - April 18, 1955

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