09 June 2014

More Spectacular, Rare Historical Photos...

Crew of the French Battlecruiser Dunkerque (1938)

Johnny Cash performs live at Folsom Prison (Jan 13, 1968)

NYC's Empire State Building observation deck on opening day in 1931

First rocket launch from new base at Cape Canaveral, Florida (1950)

Captured German troops at Normandy (1944, colorized)

A 'punt gun' is an HUGE shotgun used in the 19th and early 20th centuries to
mow-down 50+ waterfowl at a time. The hunter would maneuver
the entire boat in order to aim the gun. In the US, this method severely depleted
stocks of wild waterfowl and by the 1860s most states had banned the practice.

First flight of the original prototype of Boeing 707, 15 July 1954

a young James Dean down on the farm in Indiana, mid 1940's

Japanese air crew relaxes next to Kawasaki Ki-61 Hein

US tank crews with Bernard Herzog, a POW
just liberated from the Japanese in the Philippines

Construction of the Berlin Wall (1961)

A canteen worker hands over a cup of tea to the pilot of a Sikorsky R-4
-world's first mass produced helicopter-
at RAF Helicopter School, Andover, UK (1945)

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