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.

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Freddie Mercury with his mother, 1947.

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The execution of a communist, Germany, 1919.

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Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd during a break on the set of Ghostbusters, 1984.

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Sean Connery signs a coconut for a Jamaican child during the filming of Dr. No, 1962.

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The first gay pride parade in Philadelphia, June 1972.

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Soldiers of the Hermann Göring Division with a lost trophy, 1944.

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The future Queen Elizabeth II, June 1940.

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Soviet female snipers of the 3rd Shock Army, 1st Belorussian Front. They shot 775 German soldiers.

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Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash in Memphis, 1957.

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The Twin Towers on a morning in New York, a year before construction was completed, 1972.

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Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali, New York, 1963.

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Soviet aircraft engineers A.N. Tupolev and S.V. Ilyushin.

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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.

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Scottish soldiers, 1916.

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Japanese soldiers bathe during the Russo-Japanese War, 1904.

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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.

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The Smallest Shop In London Circa 1900.

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The Civil War in the Republic of Biafra, Nigeria, 1968.

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Nagasaki before and after the explosion of an atomic bomb, 1945.

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A dove sits on the shoulder of Fidel Castro as he gives a speech, January 8th, 1959.

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A bra design popular in the ’40s and ’50s. And you thought today’s youth had lost it…

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