History From A Different Angle

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Here are 24 rarely seen photos of some of the most famous scenes in history.

1. The Hoover Dam before it was flooded


01 - The Hoover Dam before it was flooded

2. The molten radioactive core called “The Elephant’s Foot”, after the Chernobyl disaster.


1 - The molten radioactive core after the Chernobyl accident

3. An East German soldier passing a flower through the Berlin Wall before it was torn down, 1989.


2 - 1989 - East German soldier passing a flower through the Berlin Wall before it was torn down

4. Wilbur Wright flies around the Statue of Liberty.


02 - Wilbur Wright flies around the Statue of Liberty

5. The first World Series Game. New York, 1912.


3 - 1912 - The first World Series Game in New York

6. The “Tank Man” in Tiananmen Square.


03 - The Tank Man in Tiananmen Square

7. Filming the MGM roaring lion intro.


04 - FIlming the MGM lion

8. The last photo taken of the Titanic before it sank.


4 - The last picture that was taken of the Titanic before it sank

9. The iceberg believed to have sunk the Titanic.


05 - The iceberg believed to have sunk the Titanic

10. John F. Kennedy’s funeral in the Capitol building, 1963.


5 - 1963 - JFKs funeral in the Capitol Building

11. During Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech.


06 - Martin Luther King Jrs I have a dream speech

12. Jackie Kennedy watching her husband debate Richard Nixon.


07 - Jackie Kennedy watching her husband debate Richard Nixon

13. Aftermath of the Victory Over Japan day celebrations, New York City, 1945.


08 - Aftermath of the Victory over Japan Day celebrations in New York City

14. An Iranian soldier watches the burning Kuwaiti oil fields.


09 - Iranian soldiers looks at the burning Iraqi oil fields

15. The Hollywood sign when it was first built.


10 - The Hollywood sign right after it was built

16. Making The Cover For Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band


11 - The Beatles039 shoot for Sgt Pepper039s Lonely Hearts Club Band

17. A picture of Neil Armstrong, taken by Buzz Aldrin, right after they successfully landed on the moon.


12 - Neil Armstrong right after he walked on the moon

18. JFK giving his “Ich bin ein Berliner” speech in Berlin, Germany.


13 - JFK giving his famous quotIch bin ein berlinerquot speech in Berlin Germany

19. Traffic jam in Berlin as the border between East and West Germany opens.


17 - Traffic jam in Berlin as the border between East and West Germany opens

20. Spectators watch the signing of the Treaty of Versailles.


14 - Spectators watch the signing of the Treaty of Versailles

21. An aerial view of the crowds at the Woodstock Music Festival in 1969.


16 - Crowds at the original Woodstock Music Festival

22. A Native American looks at the completed Transcontinental railroad.


18 - A Native American observers the completed Transcontinental railroad

23. The models of the American Gothic painting, by Grant Wood.


19 - The models of the quotAmerican Gothicquot painting

24. Abraham Lincoln and General George McClellan.