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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Historic Photos / Set # 15

Please Note: The art of photography has the ability to expose brutality and provide evidence of the utter failure of humanity.  Some Images may be disturbing...

The game goes on while firefighters battle a smoky blaze at a building on 101st Street at First Avenue in East Harlem on Feb. 3, 1975 Photo by Paul Hosefros.

Imperial Aircraft Amagi after she capsized from air attacks on July 29, 1945 Kure Naval Base.

Secretariat's record win at Belmont, winner of the Triple Crown - June 7, 1973.

 President Lincoln in his White House office, 1864.

Opening of the Golden Gate Bridge. May 27, 1937.

 Wounded British POWs crammed into a makeshift first aid station in a church during the Battle of the Somme, 1916.

A matador poses in full regalia with an embroidered cape in Colombia, Colorized Photo-1939.

The desolation of World War I, Poilcapelle, Belgium, 1917.

Jerry Seinfeld getting ready to make an entrance onto the set of his show "Seinfeld".

An experimental version of the Messerschmitt Me 262, the first jet aircraft, sits on an Allied airfield after its test pilot defected.

A Bosnian woman rushes down an empty sidewalk past war-destroyed shops in one of the worst sections of the so-called ‘Sniper Alley. April 8, 1993 in Sarajevo.

Summer of 1941 LIFE Magazine photo spread for Rita Hayworth, Photo by Bob Landry.

Dutch anti-aircraft motorcycle in action during the German invasion, may 1940.

President John F. Kennedy and daughter Caroline in a mask strike a pose in Hyannisport - 1962.

Mickey Mantle flings his batting helmet in disgust after a lousy at-bat, Yankee Stadium, 1965.

Vintage treadmills, circa 1920.

South Vietnamese UH-1 pushed overboard from USS Midway to make space during the evacuation of the DAO compound and Saigon , April 29, 1975.

Observers record the detonation of the nuclear device air-dropped at a Nevada Test Site on March 29 1955.

Future leader-dictator of Lybia, a young Mummar Al-Gaddafi in uniform, 1971.

Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941.

Arnold Schwarzenegger shows his muscles to some little old ladies – circa 1970s.

Like milk bottles in a dairy, these heavy shells await delivery to the British Army Woolwich, London 1917.

Four Marines recover the body of Marine fire team leader Leland Hammond as their company comes under fire near Hill 484.

Two childhood friends meet during a demonstration. One is a striker, the other one, a policeman. Saint-Brieuc, France, 1972. 

 Future Presidents Bill Clinton and George HW Bush at a BBQ with Governor George Wallace.

Traffic passes by the French liner SS Normandie after she caught fire and capsized. Pier 88 NYC, 1942.

Wedding rings collected from WW II concentration camps. Each pair of rings represents a family, a marriage, a couple - 1945.

Additional References____________________________________ 
Special thanks to the following additional online collection sources and archives... Tumblr, Pinterest, Shorpy, Life Magazine, Historical Times,  Histoire-fanatique, Getty Images, Harris & Ewing, The Nifty Fifties, Farm Security Administration, Classicland, History Wars, Historic Photo, Houk Gallery, Mundovigilia, Those Old Times, The Story in Pictures, National Photo Company, Office of War Information, United States Armed Forces, NASA, Detroit Publishing Company... 

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