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25 Rare Historical Photos You’ve Probably Never Seen Before – Part 6

  • Ham the chimp returns to Earth following his historic 16 minute space flight in 1961
  • Medical students pose with a cadaver around 1890
  • New Hampshire volunteers depart for the Mexican War in 1846
  • Soldiers comfort each other during the Korean war in the early 1950s
  • Soviet soldiers stand dumfounded at a large pile of human ashes found at the Majdanek concentration camp in 1944
  • The inside of the Cathedral of Amiens during World War II
  • The Japanese War Tuba used to locate enemy aircraft before the invention of radar. Circa 1930
  • The letter that Gandhi sent to Adolf Hitler in 1939
  • The original design of Mount Rushmore before funding ran out in 1941
  • The streets of New York City in 1939 Nearly everyone in this photograph is wearing a hat
  • This is a Punt Gun It was mainly used in duck hunting, and could kill up to 50 birds at a time
  • this is the iceberg that sank the Titanic
  • 17-year-old Yamaguchi assassinates socialist politician, Asanuma, by stabbing in Tokyo, 1960
  • A bloody boxing match between Ray Campbell and Dick Hyland in 1913
  • A burial at sea on board the USS Lexington in 1944
  • A French radiographer in his protective gear in 1918
  • A lion rides in the sidecar during a performance of The Wall of Death carnival attraction at Revere Beach, Massachusetts in 1929
  • A mother in Las Vegas watching the mushroom cloud from atomic testing 75 miles away
  • Babies for sale
  • Children rush into a candy store following the end of sweets rationing in 1953
  • Civil War General Amrbose Burnside He coined the term sideburns
  • Coney Island in 1905
  • Every time a plane landed on the wrong carrier, it was tradition to graffiti it before sending it back
  • German soldiers execute a defiant communist in Munich, 1919
  • German soldiers in 1935 doing some horseback target practice

Check out our sixth part of rare historical photos you have probably never seen before.

Also check: Rare Photographs Of 1917-1950 Japan

1. Soviet soldiers stand dumfounded at a large pile of human ashes found at the Majdanek concentration camp in 1944.

Soviet soldiers stand dumfounded at a large pile of human ashes found at the Majdanek concentration camp in 1944

Source: Imgur

2. A lion rides in the sidecar during a performance of The Wall of Death carnival attraction at Revere Beach, Massachusetts in 1929.

A lion rides in the sidecar during a performance of The Wall of Death carnival attraction at Revere Beach, Massachusetts in 1929

Source: selvedgeyard.com

3. Medical students pose with a cadaver around 1890.

Medical students pose with a cadaver around 1890

Source: Imgur

4. A burial at sea on board the USS Lexington in 1944.

A burial at sea on board the USS Lexington in 1944

Source: Imgur

5. Children rush into a candy store following the end of “British Sweets Rationing” in 1953.

Children rush into a candy store following the end of sweets rationing in 1953

Source: Reddit

6. What is thought to be the oldest known war photograph: New Hampshire volunteers depart for the Mexican War in 1846.

New Hampshire volunteers depart for the Mexican War in 1846

Source: Imgur

7. Soldiers comfort each other during the Korean war in the early 1950s.

Soldiers comfort each other during the Korean war in the early 1950s

Source: Imgur

8. The Japanese “War Tuba” used to locate enemy aircraft before the invention of radar. Circa 1930.

The Japanese War Tuba used to locate enemy aircraft before the invention of radar. Circa 1930

Source: Wikipedia

9. Coney Island in 1905.

Coney Island in 1905

Source: oldhistoricphotos

10. Ham the Chimp returns to Earth following his historic 16 minute space flight in 1961.

Ham the chimp returns to Earth following his historic 16 minute space flight in 1961

Source: Reddit

11. An iceberg photographed in 1912 bearing an unmistakable mark of black and red paint. It is believed that this is the iceberg that sank the Titanic.

this is the iceberg that sank the Titanic

Source: Wikipedia

12. German soldiers in 1935 doing some horseback target practice.

German soldiers in 1935 doing some horseback target practice

Source: imgur

13. 17-year-old Yamaguchi assassinates socialist politician, Asanuma, by stabbing in Tokyo, 1960.

17-year-old Yamaguchi assassinates socialist politician, Asanuma, by stabbing in Tokyo, 1960

Source: Imgur

14. German soldiers execute a defiant communist in Munich, 1919.

German soldiers execute a defiant communist in Munich, 1919

Source: Imgur

15. The letter that Gandhi sent to Adolf Hitler in 1939.

The letter that Gandhi sent to Adolf Hitler in 1939

Sourc: Imgur

16. Every time a plane landed on the wrong carrier, it was tradition to graffiti it before sending it back.

Every time a plane landed on the wrong carrier, it was tradition to graffiti it before sending it back

Source: Imgur

17. A mother in Las Vegas watching the mushroom cloud from atomic testing 75 miles away.

A mother in Las Vegas watching the mushroom cloud from atomic testing 75 miles away

Source: Imgur

18. Babies for sale.

Babies for sale

Source: Imgur

19. The original design of Mount Rushmore before funding ran out in 1941.

The original design of Mount Rushmore before funding ran out in 1941

Source: Imgur

20. This is a “Punt Gun.” It was mainly used in duck hunting, and could kill up to 50 birds at a time. It was banned during the 1860s.

This is a Punt Gun It was mainly used in duck hunting, and could kill up to 50 birds at a time

Source: Imgur

21. Civil War General Amrbose Burnside. He coined the term “sideburns.”

Civil War General Amrbose Burnside He coined the term sideburns

Source: Imgur

22. A French radiographer in his protective gear in 1918.

A French radiographer in his protective gear in 1918

Source: Imgur

23. The inside of the Amiens Cathedral during World War II.

The inside of the Cathedral of Amiens during World War II

Source: Imgur

24. A bloody boxing match between Ray Campbell and Dick Hyland in 1913.

A bloody boxing match between Ray Campbell and Dick Hyland in 1913

Source: Imgur

25. The streets of New York City in 1939. Nearly everyone in this photograph is wearing a hat.

The streets of New York City in 1939 Nearly everyone in this photograph is wearing a hat

Source: Imgur

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