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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