22 Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks

22 Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks

For many people, history is just a boring subject they had to study at school, with its dozens of dates and dry theories. We decided to correct this impression and put together a selection of 22 historical photographs that say more than words could ever express.

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John F. Kennedy Jr. in the presidential plane, 1963.
22 Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks
JFK Library

Freddie Mercury with his mother, 1947.
22 Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks
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The execution of a communist, Germany, 1919.
22 Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks
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Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd during a break on the set of Ghostbusters, 1984.
22 Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks
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Sean Connery signs a coconut for a Jamaican child during the filming of Dr. No, 1962.
22 Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks
flickr

The first gay pride parade in Philadelphia, June 1972.
22 Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks
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Soldiers of the Hermann Göring Division with a lost trophy, 1944.
22 Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks
wikimedia

The future Queen Elizabeth II, June 1940.
22 Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks
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Soviet female snipers of the 3rd Shock Army, 1st Belorussian Front. They shot 775 German soldiers.
22 Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks
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Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash in Memphis, 1957.
22 Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks
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The Twin Towers on a morning in New York, a year before construction was completed, 1972.
22 Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks
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Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali, New York, 1963.
22 Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks
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Soviet aircraft engineers A.N. Tupolev and S.V. Ilyushin.
22 Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks
Juri Abramochkin

Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Warren G. Harding (the 29th President of the US), and Harvey Samuel Firestone (the founder of Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.) vacationing together.
22 Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks
wikimedia

Scottish soldiers, 1916.
22 Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks
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Japanese soldiers bathe during the Russo-Japanese War, 1904.
22 Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks
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A half-naked FBI agent brings $1 million to some airplane hijackers in 1972. In due course, one of them — George Wright — successfully evaded the authorities for more than 40 years.
22 Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks
James Kerlin

The Smallest Shop In London Circa 1900.
22 Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks
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The Civil War in the Republic of Biafra, Nigeria, 1968.
22 Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks
Gilles Caron

Nagasaki before and after the explosion of an atomic bomb, 1945.
22 Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks
wikimedia

A dove sits on the shoulder of Fidel Castro as he gives a speech, January 8th, 1959.
22 Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks
AP

A bra design popular in the ’40s and ’50s. And you thought today’s youth had lost it…
22 Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks
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