08 September 2014

More Rare Historical Photos

US Army anti-aircraft Hawk missiles deployed on Florida beach 
during the Cuban missile crisis, Key West  - October 27, 1962

California Governor Ronald Reagan launches his 
re-election campaign, Newport Beach - 1970

George Armstrong Custer and some of his fellow Union soldiers pose during Civil War

Recently-unearthed pics from the VW factory at Wolfsburg, Germany
(then occupied/operated by the British military) show a neat postwar
custom Beetle pickup with jacked-up suspension/car-schlepping trailer...

First coast-to-coast color-TV broadcast ever (NBC):
New Year's Day 1954 Tournament of Roses parade

Lucky Luciano strolling in Rome, Italy - 1948

Early postwar Jeep-dealer franchising ad, December 1945

Hero's hero Audie Murphy in full dress uniform, 1945

British Airways showing-off their new Concordes
at London's Heathrow Airport

Boarding Greyhound bus, Washington Court House, Ohio - 1943

King Richard Petty's 1970 Superbird 
(the only kind of car ever banned from NASCAR- 'they went too fast'

Anaheim California, 1885

By '58, bikinis were getting skimpier... Cannes, France

Arnold Schwarzenegger sees Manhattan for the first time - 1968
(yes, I did it on purpose- lol)

Italo Balbo Rome-Chicago Flight Medal, 1933

Pablo Picasso with Brigitte Bardot - 1956

One-off Lamborghini Miura (w/ targa top) at the '68 Brussels Auto Show

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