frost-bite-hitler

Hitler comforts a German soldier who tries to salute him while in bed. Hitler gently sets his arm down to tell him to rest and recover from the frostbite he was suffering.
gay-men-protest

Gay men smash windows at the San Francisco City Hall in 1979 to protest the involuntary manslaughter verdict handed down to Dan White, the man who killed Harvey Milk.

soviet-soldier-hitlers head

A Soviet soldier carrying Hitler’s statue head, after capturing Berlin in 1945.

aids-victim

During the early 1990s AIDS epidemic, this father comforts his son who is on his deathbed. Widely considered the photo that changed the face of AIDS, the photo was published in LIFE magazine’s November 1990 edition.

ge-building

This photo shows Charles Ebbets preparing for his famous”Lunch atop a Skyscraper” photograph in 1932. He is perched on the 69th floor of the GE building.

gettysburg-anniversary

In 1913 on the 50th anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg, veterans of the Union and Confederacy reunite civilly, and shake hands.

hitler-gustav-gun

Hitler checking out the Gustav Railway gun in 1942.

wormwood-london

Wormwood Street in the city of London after the IRA detonated a truck bomb on April 24, 1993.
horse-gas-mask

Two German soldiers and their horse wearing gas masks during WWI in 1916.

king-tuts-scaraphogus

The opening of King Tut’s sarcophagus in 1924.

louis-armstrong

Louis Armstrong plays for his wife outside the Pyramids in Giza 1961.

meteoriteThe only person ever struck by a meteor, Ann Hodges survived and was left with this massive bruise. Dr. Moody Jacobs shows off this unbelievable tale of survival in 1954.

ohio-new-car

In 1924 Ohio, these young men were enjoying their brand new vehicle. It traveled a mind blowing 25 miles per hour which was some pace at the time.

robert-wadlow

This is nineteen year old Robert Wadlow who is the tallest person in recorded history, Robert measured in this photo 8 ft 7 in.  He grew another 4 inches before his death in 1940.
robin-williams

A photographer was walking through Central Park in 1974, when he ran into these young mimes, he stopped to snap this picture. Some 30 years later, he realized he had photographed a young Robin Williams performing.
rrare26

1994 “This CD-ROM can hold more information than all the paper that’s here below me” – Bill Gates.

Samuel Reshevsky-chess
soldiers-onions

Soldiers use gas masks to stop watering eyes while peeling onions.

tanks-checkpoint-charlie

US Tanks facing Soviet Union Tanks at Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin.

trench-warfare

A British photographer captured this amazing trench warfare photo during World War I in 1917. These are mortar rounds firing back and forth.
twain-tesla

Mark Twain inside Nikola Tesla’s laboratory in 1894.

ww1-pilot

This is one of the few color photos taken during this period. A B-17 Bombardier heading toward Germany during WWII.

 
col-biddle

This is Famous Colonel Anthony Biddle,  who was a hand-to-hand combat expert, and was known for ordering his trainees to try to kill him using their bayonets. They never succeeded, as he was able to disarm them all.