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Rarely Seen “Enchanted” Moments of World History, Part 2 (Megapost)

Due to the popularity of the previous post in the topic (and our own interest, of course), here is a second compilation with selected “enchanted” snapshots from world history.

1850_Mid-Late 19th century, Execution by cannon, in Shiraz, Iran,

Execution by cannon, in Shiraz, Iran, mid-late 19th century

 

1858. A Brit Kiralyi Flotta utban hazafele Franciaoszagbol, fedelzeten Viktoria kiralynovel, aki III. Napoleont latogatta meg.

The Royal Navy on the way home from France with Queen Victoria on board, who had just visited Napoleon III, 1858

 

1895. Hegymaszok hozzak le halott tarsaik holttestet a Mont Blanc-rolClimbers bringing down corpses of their fellows from Mont Blanc, 1895

 

1895. Horatio Gordon Robley katona, tudos, a Mokomokai maori arctetovalas gyujtoje, tetovalt-arc kollekcioja elott.

Major General Horatio Gordon Robley with his collection of tattooed Maori heads, 1895

 

1898. Aranyasok menetelese a Chilkoot-hagonal. A hagon vezetett az egyetlen jarhato ut Dawson Citybe.

Gold diggers marching through Chilkoot pass, the only way towards Dawson City, 1898

 

1912, Iceberg that had red and black paint on it. They believe that this is the iceberg that sank the Titanic. photographed in 1912.

Iceberg that had red and black paint on it. They believe that this is the iceberg that sank the Titanic. Photographed in 1912

 

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Selfies circa 1920

 

1930, Melted and damaged mannequins after a fire at Madam Tussaud’s Wax Museum in London, 1930

Melted and damaged mannequins after a fire at Madam Tussaud’s Wax Museum in London, 1930

 

1930_A rare color photograph of two Parisian women from 1930

A rare color photograph of two Parisian women from 1930

 

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Porsche showing the model of the beetle to Hitler, 1930s

 

1932. Vasuti kocsiban berendezett iskola, oka ismeretlen. Ontario, Kanada

Class held in a train wagon (reason unknown), Ontario, Canada, 1932

 

1936. Az olimpia lang megerkezik Berlinbe, megkezdodnek a naci egisz alatt megrendezett sportjatekok

The Olympic flame arrives in Berlin, 1936

 

1937_Toffs and Toughs - The famous photo by Jimmy Sime that illustrates the class divide in pre-war Britain, 1937

Toffs and Toughs – The famous photo by Jimmy Sime that illustrates the class divide in pre-war Britain, 1937

 

1939. A michigani Highland Park egyetem gepjarmuvezetoi oktatoterme

Driving class at Michigan Highland Park University, 1939

 

1942, Searchlights on the Rock of Gibraltar, 1942

Searchlights on the Rock of Gibraltar, 1942

 

1944, October Georges Blind, a Member of the French Resistance, Smiling at a German Firing Squad

Georges Blind, a Member of the French Resistance, Smiling at a German Firing Squad, October 1944

 

1944. Holland no ferjevel (nemet katona) onkent egyutt megy a fogsagba

A Dutch woman entering military captivity with her husband, a German soldier, 1944

 

1944. Juliusaban a Voros Hadsereg folenyet demonstralando, 57.000 nemet hadifoglyot vezettek keresztul Moszkva belvarosan

To demonstrate the superiority of the Red Army, 57.000 German prisoners of war are herded through downtown Moscow, July 1944

 

1945. Az ideiglenesen hasznalhatova tett Szabadsag-hid az ostrom utan

Liberty bridge in Budapest made temporarily usable after the siege, 1945

 

1945. Japan kapitulaciojat kovetoen a yokohamai fogolytaborbol szabadulo hadifoglyok elott meghajolnak a japan orok

Japanese guards bow before US prisoners of war being released from a Yokohama detention center following the capitulation of Japan, 1945

 

1949, The last commercial sailing ship, Pamir, to round Cape Horn in 1949

The last commercial sailing ship, Pamir, to round Cape Horn in 1949

 

1955. januar. James Dean szulovarosaba latogatva jo otletnek tartotta, hogy a helyi temetkezesi vallakozo koporsoiban pozoljon. Mag az ev szeptembereben autobalesetben elhunyt. C'est la vie

James Dean posing in the coffin in the local undertaker in his home town in the year of his car crash and ensuing death, January 1955

 

1959, Fidel Castro plays baseball in Havana

Fidel Castro plays baseball in Havana, 1959

 

1959. Svedorszag. Felbeszakadt a sokadosztalyu jegkorongmeccs

A low-division hockey match is interrupted, Sweden, 1959

 

1960_Iranian woman before the Islamic Revolution, 1960

Iranian woman before the Islamic Revolution, 1960

 

1961_Residents of West Berlin show children to their grandparents who reside on the Eastern side, 1961

Residents of West Berlin show children to their grandparents who reside on the Eastern side, 1961

 

1962 and 1969_Beatles looking back...

The Beatles looking back, 1962 and 1969

 

1963. Az utolso foglyok hagyjak el az Alcatrazt

The last prisoners leaving Alcatraz, 1963

 

1964_Frank Sinatra stepping off of a helicopter with a drink in his hand, by Yul Brynner

Frank Sinatra stepping off of a helicopter with a drink in his hand, by Yul Brynner, 1964

 

1965. A feketek egyik civil jogi felvonulasa menten lanyaival megjelent ellentunteto asszony. A tabla felirata Nigger ne akarj feher lenni. Bogalusa, Louisiana

Counter-protester with her daughters at a civil liberties rally by black people, Bogalusa, Louisiana, 1965

 

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

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

 

1969. A New York-i (Brooklyn) 78-as korzet nyomozoja alruhaban egy bevetes elott

Detective in disguise in Brooklyn, 1969

 

1969. A szerencsejatekot is abbahagytak a las vegasi Dunes hotelben, hogy figyelhessek a holdraszallas pillanatait

Rien ne vas plus in the Dunes Hotel in Las Vegas while Man is landing on the Moon, 1969

 

1972_One of the two Riace Bronzes discovered by an amateur scuba diver is brought out of the Ionian sea. Calabria, Italy. August 1972

One of the two Riace Bronzes discovered by an amateur scuba diver is brought out of the Ionian sea. Calabria, Italy. August 1972

 

1973. Bill es Hillary Clinton mint egyetemistak

Bill and Hillary Clinton as university students, 1973

 

1976. Egy asszisztens tart ernyot a botranyos erotikus thriller a Caligula forgatasa kozben az egyik szereplo feje fole a kivegzesi jelenetben

An assistant holding an umbrella over an actor’s head during the filming of the scandalous erotic thriller Caligula, 1976

 

1980. A Menekules a gyozelembe cimu film forgatasanak szuneteben Pele ul az MTK palyan

Pele taking a break on the field of Hungarian football club MTK while filming “Escape to Victory”, 1980

 

1980. Moszkvai olimpia. Wladyslaw Kozakiewicz rudugro aranyermes ugrasa utan bemutat a szovjet szurkoloknak, akik hangosan kifutyultek.

Following a jump worth a gold medal, pole vaulter Wladyslaw Kozakiewicz sends a message to Soviet supporters who had given him the raspberry. Moscow Olympics, 1980

 

1982. majus. Brit katona nezegeti az eldobalt argentin sisakokat a Goose Green-i csata utan a Falkland-szigeten

British soldier observing Argentinean helmets after the Battle of Goose Green on the Falkland Islands, May 1982

 

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Steve Jobs and Bill Gates discuss the PC’s future at Jobs’ Palo Alto home, 1991. Photo by George Lange

 

1991. Tevek, a hatterben a - visszavonulo iraki csapatok altal felgyujtott - Al-Ahmadi olajmezo Kuvaitban

Camels and burning Kuwaiti oil fields that had been blown up by retreating Iraqi troops, 1991. Photo by Steve McCurry/National Geographic

 

See also:

Rarely Seen “Enchanted” Moments of World History Part 1, Part 3, Part 4Part 5

Rarely Seen “Enchanted” Moments of US History Part 1, Part 2

 

Sources: Reddit, RLT



8 Comments

  1. Fred

    Some truth amongst the rabble noise of communication in the mid 2015’s.

  2. aa

    great collection

  3. rob

    excellent collection of photos from the past years

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