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28 Most Fascinating Photos in History

This is a selection of photographs of some of the most important or famous historical events that have occurred since photography was invented.

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The Statue of Liberty surrounded by scaffolding as workers complete the final stages in Paris. Circa 1885.

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An Royal Air Force pilot getting a haircut during a break between missions, Britain, 1942

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Bob Marley on the beach with Miss World 1976 Cindy Breakspeare, mother of Damien Marley.

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Ethnomusicologist Frances Densmore recording the music of a Blackfoot chief onto a phonograph, 1916.

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A napalm attack near U.S. troops on patrol in South Vietnam, circa 1966.

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Fritz, a television celebrity bulldog, is shaved by a Californian barber. April, 1961.

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A female Lebanese fighter, 1982.

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Woodstock – The Opening Ceremony. Bethel, New York, 14 August 1969.

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Chester E. Macduffee next to his newly patented, 250 kilo diving suit, 1911.

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Beautiful color image of the German Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-5 fighters, of Fighter Squadron JG54, during flight, 1943.

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Attorney at law, Mohandas Gandhi, 1893.

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In the aftermath of the D-Day invasion, two boys watch from a hilltop as American soldiers drive through the town of St. Lo. France, 1944.

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Benjamin, the last Tasmanian Tiger, at Beaumaris Zoo, 1933.

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Corporal Luther E. Boger of US 82nd Airborne Division reading a warning sign, Cologne, Germany, 4th April 1945.

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The beginning of the Hollywood era: the filming of the MGM screen credits, 1928.

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A US Marine prepares to enter a Vietcong tunnel, 1969.

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This worker in a Van Nuys CA factory in 1944 soon started calling herself Marilyn Monroe.

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A Panzer III tank crewman surrenders to an advancing British soldier during the Battle of El Alamein, 1942.

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One of the oldest photos of the Great Sphinx, from 1880.

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Jimmy Page performing live with Led Zeppelin. Circa 1972.

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A Matilda tank of the Australian 2/4th Armored Regiment on the Buin Road, Bougainville, 1945.

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Charlie Chaplin without makeup.

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German soldiers, 1942.

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A baby cries at a bombed train station in Shanghai, 1937.

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Soviet 152 mm Howitzer battery fires during Belorussian Strategic Offensive Operation, 1944.

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Evacuating Saigon, April 30, 1975. An American evacuee punches away a South Vietnamese man for a place on the last chopper out of the US embassy.

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Three German soldiers in body armor and gas masks demonstrate operating a 2cm Becker-Flugzeugkanone, an anti-aircraft gun, Western Front, circa 1918.

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Wirths Circus arrives at platform 9, Spencer St. station in Melbourne, Australia. Alice the 102 year old elephant helps unload the trains, 1948.

 

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