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Operation Barbarossa- in rare pictures

Operation Barbarossa was essentially a code name for Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union. The operation consisted of many prominent battles. Although the...

Attack on Pearl Harbor- in rare pictures

The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii was one of the most impactful events in American history. Additionally, this surprise attack is regarded as...

The Korean War- in pictures

After World War II, Korea split into North Korea and South Korea respectively. The Korean War was a military conflict fought between the two....

The Dirigibles That Once Roamed The Skies- in pictures

Airships a.k.a dirigibles were widely used during the 1920s and the 1930s. They were large passenger carriers that used hydrogen to lift them. However,...

Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge- in pictures

One of the most recognised symbols of San Francisco, California is the Golden Gate Bridge. According to Frommer's travel guide, the bridge is the...

The Battle of Somme- in pictures

The Battle of Somme was one of the battles fought during World War I. It was fought between the armies of the British Empire...

Constantinople during the 1890s- in rare colour pictures

Constantinople was the capital of the Ottoman Empire from 1453 to 1922. Subsequently, after the fall of the Ottoman Empire, it would be renamed...

The Terrible Human Zoos of the West- in pictures

As the name suggests human zoos were essentially exhibitions where the main attraction was human beings. In the early 19th and 20th centuries, the...

19th century London street life- in pictures

During the 19th century, London became a global city. It gained immense importance and consequently witnessed a boom in its population. The below pictures...

Construction of the Hoover Dam- in pictures

Often called one of the marvels of engineering, the Hoover Dam is a sight to behold. This massive concrete dam is located in the...

Pre-war Nazi Germany- in colour pictures

Nazi Germany or the German Reich was the German state between 1933-45 when it was controlled by Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party. Also...

1960s High School Fashion- in pictures

The 1960s brought in a variety of fashion trends, and the high school teens embodied these. Hence, during the 1960s, high school fashion was...

Hiroshima before and after the atomic bombing- in pictures

The United States dropped the Atomic bomb 'Little Boy' on August 6, 1945, upon the city of Hiroshima, Japan. The bomb killed around 90,000-...

Old Hollywood Glamour- in pictures

Timeless charm and beauty define old Hollywood glamour. Essentially, the early Hollywood industry systematically glamourised its stars. These styles emitted Sprezzatura, which means looking...

Military Fashion during World War II- in pictures

Many clothes considered trendy today like the trench coats, bomber jackets, chino pants, and aviator glasses all originate from WWII military clothing. Of course,...

Top 15 Dangerous Playgrounds- history in pictures

Playgrounds have certainly evolved from back in the day. Compared to today's 'safe' playgrounds, the ones in history were pretty 'dangerous'. According to reports,...

History of the Statue of Liberty- in pictures

The Statue of Liberty is one of the most iconic monuments in the world. The statue was a present from the people of France...

Job Hunting in the 1930s- in pictures

The Great Depression was a turbulent time for the world. It began in the United States and subsequently the Stock Market Crash plummeted its...

15 Iconic pictures from the 1939 New York World’s Fair

The world was recovering from the throes of the 'Great Depression' and needed to get out of its economic woes. An international exposition was...

10 Popular 1960s Men’s Hairstyles- in pictures

The 1960s saw a lot of trends coming in both in fashion and hair. These changes were slowly setting in the culture and the...
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