A B-17 of the US Fifteenth Air Force breaks up in flames after being hit by flak over a railyard at Nis, Yugoslavia - 15th April 1944.

33 Historical Photos Not Suitable for History Books Rarely seen historical Photos

8.8cm Flak 18 crews in Hamburg prepare to salute elements of the Condor Legion return from Spain - May 1939
The Great San Francisco Earthquake leaves the city in shambles. The spire of the destroyed city hall is seen at a distance 113 years ago today, April 18 1906.
The Duchess and Duke of Windsor, left, visited Adolf Hitler at his home in Germany. On Hitler’s left is Robert Ley, head of the German Labor Front 1937
A B-17 of the US Fifteenth Air Force breaks up in flames after being hit by flak over a railyard at Nis, Yugoslavia - 15th April 1944.
A British sniper demonstrates his camouflage at a sniper school in a French village, 27 July 1944. He is wearing a German camouflage smock.
A canteen worker hands over a cup of tea to the pilot of a Sikorsky R-4, the world's first mass produced helicopter, RAF Helicopter School, Andover, UK, 1945
A destroyed Japanese H8K flying boat is examined by men of the US Army - October 24, 1943.
A destroyed Volkswagen Beetle after fights in Berlin, 1945.
A girl lifted off the ground by the power of a large box kite in an England's field, January 1934.
A New York Central Mercury train is dwarfed by Cleveland’s Union Station, November 1936.
A runner carrying the Olympic torch into the Reich Sports Field to light the Olympic flame, 1936.
A Soviet Slave Laborer Points Out a Guard that Brutally Beat Prisoners, Buchenwald Concentration Camp, April 14th, 1945
A special armored car used by the Anarchists during the Spanish Civil War in 1938.
A synagogue in New York holds 24-hour services on D-Day to pray for the success of Allied troops as they land on the beaches of Normandy. June 6th, 1944.
A young George Carlin before he started working on the Ed Sullivan show. 1960.
Aerialist Betty Fox performing split jumps from the roof of the Fort Shelby Hotel in Detroit, Michigan, 1945.
Albert Einstein being met at Newark Airport.by Lou Shornick, April 1939
An elderly Jewish man, beaten during the Lviv, Poland pogroms, tries to crawl to safety, as Ukrainian civilians in the background cover their faces to shield themselves from the stench of the corpses of prisoners killed by the Soviet NKVD, July 1945.
An enormous portrait of George Washington hangs alongside swastika banners and American flags at New York's Madison Square Garden in 1939 during the German American Bund's Pro American Rally.
An Italian lieutenant sitting on his L3 35 tankette in Val Stretta on the border between Italy and France June 1940. Also a puppy for no particular reason.
An Italian mountain gun in the Western Alps, on the border between Italy and France, in June 1940.
An older flexible woman in the US in 1977.
Andre Kertesz,Bouquiniste in Paris, 1928.
Arthur M Golden, Carbondale, PA, plays Taps over the graves of American airmen killed in action over China. 1940.
Attracted by a gathered crowd, this man was horror stricken to find out that the victim of an automobile accident was his own wife. Brooklyn, 1936.
Belka, a Soviet dog who went to space in the Sputnik 5. She returned to Earth safely. August 1960.
Benito Mussolini, being escorted by SS lieutenant Fritz Birzer out of Milan. This is the last photo known of him before getting killed 25th April 1945.
British Cold Stream guards from the Crimean War, 1850
Building the Panama canal. 1913.
Burlesque Dancer from the Victorian Era The Devil's Auction 1867.
Chiang Kai-shek at a meeting of the Supreme War Council, 28th June 1938.
Confrontation between a policeman wielding a night stick and a striker during the San Francisco General Strike. May 9th, 1934
Crate containing thousands of Jews' wedding rings discovered by U.S. soldiers amidst a Nazi treasure cache, Heilbronn Salt Mines, Germany; 1945.

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