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1. A Mother looks for her missing son at Friedland Refugee Camp in 1955
Reference - https://www.reddit.com
When - October 1955
Location - Germany
Picture Description -During Battle of Stalingrad survivors return to Germany October 1955. A mother holds up a poster of her son to German soldiers released from Russian Prisoner of War camps as they return to Germany
2.A P2V Neptune U.S. Navy patrol plane flies over a Soviet freighter. (428-N-1065352)
Reference - https://www.archives.gov
When - 1962
Location - Unkwon
Picture Description - A P2V Neptune U.S. Navy patrol plane flies over a Soviet freighter. The Lockheed P-2 Neptune (designated P2V by the United States Navy prior to September 1962) was a Maritime patrol and anti-submarine warfare (ASW) aircraft.A U.S. Navy Lockheed SP-2H Neptune (BuNo 140986) of patrol squadron VP-18 Flying Phantoms flying over a Soviet freighter.
3.A view of the destroyed Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, two days after the bombing, burned out automobiles in the foreground.
When - 1995
Location - Oklahoma, United States
Picture Description - The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building was a United States federal government complex located at 200 N.W. 5th Street in Downtown Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States. It was the target of the Oklahoma City bombing on April 19, 1995 at 9:02am, Half of the building collapsed seconds after the truck bomb detonated.
4.Allied troops landed on the beach of the bridgehead 'Omaha'
Reference - historyofwar.org
When - 6 June 1944
Location - Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Vierville-sur-Mer, in France
Picture Description - Landing Ships Tank (LST) land invasion supplies on Omaha Beach, shortly after the D-Day Assault
5.Americans testing out new land tank prototype
Reference - https://www.reddit.com
When - April 1917
Location - Unkwon
Picture Description - "Photograph of an American tank in 1917. Note the interesting triple tracks as well as the side windows for shooting and for navigation, which are protected by a metal flap. The main armament is a small gun located in a top turret. Also interesting is the height of this beast: it is nearly twice the height of the soldiers, which would have given it a high and therefore unstable center of gravity as well as making it harder to find cover behind natural terrain.
6.Apollo 11 Comes Home
Reference - https://www.nasa.gov
When - 11:49 a.m. CDT, July 24, 1969
Location - 812 Nautical miles Southwest of Hawaii
Picture Description - The Apollo 11 crew await pickup by a helicopter from the USS Hornet, prime recovery ship for the historic lunar landing mission. The fourth man in the life raft is a United States Navy underwater demolition team swimmer. All four men are wearing biological isolation garments.
7. B-17 bomber returned from mission after being hit by antiaircraft flak.
Reference - https://www.ar15.com
When - 10/15/1944
Location - Nuthampstead,United Kingdom
Picture Description - WWII B-17 Flying Fortress comes home after being hit by German 88 flack shel
8. Doolittle Raider B-25 Takes Off from Hornet deck toward Tokyo
Reference - https://firstaerosquadron.com
When - April 18, 1942.
Location - USS Hornet at Norfolk, Virginia,
Picture Description - B-25 bomber takes off from USS Hornet as part of surprise attack on Tokyo just 4 months after Pearl Harbor.
9.Crewmen of the aircraft carrier USS Wasp (CV-18) gather on deck to watch the recovery of the NASA's Gemini-7.
Reference - https://nasa.gov
When - 18 Dec. 1965
Location - Cape Kennedy LC-19
Picture Description - Crewmen of the aircraft carrier USS Wasp gather on deck to watch the recovery of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Gemini-7 spacecraft and astronauts. Gemini-7, with astronauts Frank Borman, command pilot, and James A. Lovell Jr., pilot, splashed down in the western Atlantic at 9:05 a.m. (EST), Dec. 18, 1965, to conclude a record-breaking 14-day mission in space. Photo credit: NASA
10.Cuban refugees arriving in crowded boats during the Mariel boatlift crisis
Reference - http://interactives.ap.org
When - 1980
Location - Key West, Florida
Picture Description - The Mariel boatlift was a mass emigration of Cubans, who traveled from Cuba's Mariel Harbor to the United States between 15 April and 31 October 1980.
11. Dazed survivors huddle together in the street ten minutes after the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima,
Reference - https://www.icp.org
When - August 6, 1945
Location - Hiroshima
Picture Description - Yoshito Matsushige, Dazed survivors huddle together in the street ten minutes after the atomic bomb was dropped on their city, Hiroshima, August 1945
12. The burnt out shell of the GPO, the rebel headquarters, after the Rising
Reference - http://www.designroots.ca
When - 1916
Location - Dublin,Ireland
Picture Description - Dublin after the Easter Rising of 1916.
13. Equipment for flogging in the police station. Govan. Scotland. United Kingdom.
Reference - http://livejournal.com
When - 1900
Location - Scotland
Picture Description - Flogging stand in Govan Police Station, Scotland - late 19th century
14. Mission Operations Control Room during Apollo 13
Reference - https://www.nasa.gov
When - April 13th 1970
Location - Place
Picture Description - Gene Kranz, an Apollo 13 Flight Director, watches Apollo 13 astronaut and lunar module pilot Fred Haise onscreen in the Mission Operations Control Room
15. German Red Cross cars parked in a street in Hønefoss ready to transport wounded soldiers.
Reference - https://www.tumblr.com
When - May 1940
Location - Norway
Picture Description - German Red Cross cars parked in a street in Hønefoss ready to transport wounded soldiers from both sides while Norwegian and German soldiers are fighting to the east of the town.
16. German soldiers fighting in Novorossiysk, 1943
Reference - https://www.reddit.com
When - 1943
Location - Russia
Picture Description - German soldiers after a street fight in Novorossiysk, Pistol in one hand, ax in the other
17. Grand Central Station during World War II
Reference - https://www.nbcnews.com
When - 1941
Location - New York City
Picture Description - A mural, aimed to promote the sale of defense bonds and designed by the Farm Security Administration, is seen in the concourse of Grand Central Terminal in 1941.
18. Heavily armed Finnish SS shock troop.
Reference - http://histomil.com
When - 1942
Location - Place
Picture Description - Heavily armed Finnish SS shock troop. Equipped with two machine guns, lots of extra ammo and stick grenades tucked into belts. Mius River line, spring 1942
19. Ice cream cart and salesman in 1880
Reference - https://imgur.com
When - 1880
Location - Iran
Picture Description -Ice cream cart and salesman, This Photo is Taken By Antoine Sevruguin
20. Lauri Torni
Reference - https://en.wikipedia.org
When - 1939-44
Location - Finland
Picture Description - Lauri Allan Törni (28 May 1919 – 18 October 1965), later known as Larry Thorne, was a Finnish Army captain who led an infantry company against the Soviet Union in the Finnish Winter and Continuation Wars and moved to the United States after World War II.
21. Lifeboat 14, towing Lifeboat D, approaches Carpathia the following morning.
When- April 15, 1912
Picture Description- Titanic hits iceberg 105 years ago today. Lifeboat 14, towing Lifeboat D, approaches Carpathia the following morning. April 15, 1912
22. Marines board helicopters from the newly arrived Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 263 [HMM-263]
Location- Da Nang, City in Vietnam
Picture Description- The squadron, on its first major operation since arriving in Vietnam in January, deposited the Leathernecks of the 1st Marine Regiment, 12 miles southwest of Da Nang.
23.The opening day of the World’s Columbian Exposition
Location- Chicago, U.S.
Picture Description- Nearly 129,000 people — “a surging sea of humanity,” as the title on this stereograph print describes it — filled the grounds on the opening day of the World’s Columbian Exposition, the most famous world’s fair in America.
24.The Texas City disaster was an industrial accident that occurred April 16, 1947
Location- Texas US
Picture Description- Parking lot 1-4 of a mile away from the explosion, Texas City disaster, 1947
25. Phoebe Thomas, 8 year old Syrian girl
When- August, 1911.
Location- Eastport, Maine
Picture Description- Phoebe Thomas, 8 year old Syrian girl, running home from the factory all alone, her hand and arm bathed with blood, crying at the top of her voice. She had cut the end of her thumb nearly off, cutting sardines in the factory, and was sent home alone, her mother being busy. The loss of blood was considerable, and might have been serious.
26. Prisoners of War shed their prison uniforms and shout political slogans following their arrival for repatriation.
Picture Description- ARVN Prisoner of War Repatriation: South Vietnamese prisoners of war shed their prison uniforms and shout political slogans following their arrival for repatriation on 13 March 1973. Note the 314th Tactical Airlift Wing Lockheed C-130E Hercules in the background.
27. Ray Kroc's first McDonald's franchise.
Location- Des Plaines is a city in Cook County, Illinois, United States
Picture Description- The McDonald family moved from Manchester, New Hampshire to Hollywood in the late 1930s, where brothers Richard and Maurice McDonald began working as set movers and handymen at Motion-Picture studios.
28.Soviet-Japanese War August 9 to September 2, 1945
Picture Description- the Russians were at Hitler’s doorstep in the bloody smoking streets of Berlin. Russian tank battalions were forcing back a desperate and hopeless yet fanatical army of Nazis hoping to come out of the Second World War with something to show for it. All over Europe, German units were surrendering their arms and marching hands behind their heads out of lands purloined by the Third Reich in the late 1930s.
29.Irish Citizen Army members kept watch from the roof of Liberty Hall, where the flag was flown
Picture Description- Soldiers from the Irish Citizen Army watch over Dublin during the Easter Rising, 1916
30.1st SS Panzer Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler listening Music
When- January, 1944
Picture Description- Soldiers of the 1st SS Panzer Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler listen to music during the retreat from Berdychiv.
31.The remains of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma,
When- April 19th, 1995
Location- Oklahoma City
Picture Description- The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City is destroyed by a fertilizer truck bomb, killing 168 people, including 19 children.
32. 1983 United States embassy bombing
When- April 18, 1983
Picture Description- The April 18, 1983, United States embassy bombing was a suicide bombing in Beirut, Lebanon, that killed 63 people, including 17 Americans
33.The Carpathia lowers Titanic's lifeboats at White Star Line pier 59 before continuing on to Cunard pier 54 with 1405 passengers, including 705 survivors.
When- April 18, 1912
Location- Near New York
Picture Description- The lifeboats were returned to the White Star Line at New York Harbor, as they were the only items of value salvaged from the shipwreck
34.The first group of Danes to volunteer for service with the Frikorps Danmark bid farewell to their families
Location- Hellerup, Denmark
Picture Description- The first group of Danes to volunteer for service with the Frikorps Danmark bid farewell to their families at Hellerup Station before their departure, 1941.
35.The Italian Navy (Regia Marina) Umberto Class Ironclad Battleship
Picture Description- The Italian Navy (Regia Marina) Umberto class ironclad battleship, Sicilia, in Italy about 1900. To starboard is a sister ship, Sardegna.
36.The wives of the astronauts on the Apollo 8 mission at the moment they heard their husbands voices from orbit
When- December 22, 1968
Location- Houston, Texas
Picture Description-Sitting at a table, a relieved Valerie Anders (left) and Sue Borman after hearing the voices of their astronaut husbands, William Anders and Frank Borman, during their Apollo 8 space flight.
37.Thousands of German POW’s at Nonant le Pin POW camp after the Allied victory at the Falaise Pocket
When- 21 August 1944
Location- Nonant-le-Pin is a commune in the Orne department in North-Western France
Picture Description- All these German prisoners of war were captured following the Falaise Pocket battle. By the evening, the pocket had been sealed, with c.?50,000 Germans trapped inside. Many Germans escaped but losses in men and equipment were huge.
38.Trying to identify the purest Dutch, skulls were measured by anthropologists along the shores of the Zuiderzee and on the Frisian Islands.
Picture Description- In this image a man measures childrens skulls along the shores of the Zuiderzee and on the Frisian Islands in the Netherlands, 1912. In the early twentieth century, anthropologists were taking skull measurements all over the world in an effort to develop the science of craniometry. Among other claims, enthusiasts of this pseudoscience claimed to be able to measure intelligence based on skull characteristics and spread the false idea that the biological basis for race could be detected in the me
39.More than 2 Million people gathered in Times Square to Celebrate the End of World War II after Surrender of Japan
When- May 08, 1945
Location- Times Square, New York City,USA
Picture Description- V-J Day in New York City. Crowds gather in Times Square to celebrate the surrender of Japan.
40.U.S. Marine Corps CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopters are parked in a line at the landing zone during Exercise Desert Punch
When- April 17, 1997
Location- Near Yuma, Ariz
Picture Description- U.S. Marine Corps CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopters are parked in a line at the landing zone near Yuma, Ariz., on April 17, 1997, during Exercise Desert Punch. Desert Punch is a simulated helicopter assault mission involving over 60 helicopters from nine squadrons of Marine Aircraft Group 16. The helicopters launched from Marine Corps Air Stations El Toro and Tustin, Calif., and rendezvoused at the designated landing zone outside Yuma. DoD photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jeff Viano, U.S. Navy.