When we posted our 40 Must-See Photos From The Past story, we knew many of the photos would shock and amaze a lot of people. What we didn’t expect, is that it became one of the most viral stories on the web for 2014. After taking in all the positive comments we were inspired to take you back in time once again. We are now proud to present to you 30 more awe-inspiring pictures that capture significant moments in history – many of which you may have never seen before.
#1. Los Angeles, 1926 – Alerted by the smell of a broken bottle of liquor, Federal Agents inspect a “lumber truck”.
#2. Bombs dropped on Kobe, Japan, 1945.
#3. Tereska, a child in a residence for disturbed children, grew up in a concentration camp. She drew a picture of “home” on the blackboard, Poland, 1948.
#4. Douglas MacArthur signs formal surrender of Japan, 1945.
#5. Ruby Bridges, the first african-american to attend a white elementary school in the South (November 14th, 1960).
#6. Martin Luther King Jr removing a burned cross from his front yard with his son at his side.
#7. Louis Armstrong plays for his wife in front of the Sphinx by the pyramids in Giza, 1961.
#8. 9 Kings in Windsor Castle, May 20th, 1910.
#9. Hitler looking at the Gustav Railway gun, 1942.
#10. Hungarian Revolution of 1956.
#11. Soviet soldiers take a break to watch an acrobatic show on the march towards Berlin 1945.
#12. Three archers, Japan, ca.1860-1900.
#13. Mark Twain inside the laboratory of Nikola Tesla, 1894.
#14. The headquarters of Benito Mussolini and the Italian Fascist party in Italy, 1934.
#15. Powder Monkey on the USS New Hampshire, 1864.
#16. Samurai ca. 1860-1880.
#17. Joseph and magda Goebbels on their wedding day. Best man- Adolf Hitler, 1931.
#18. Pyramid of captured German helmets, New York, 1918.
#19. A Japanese family returning home from a relocation center camp in Hunt, Idaho on May 10, 1945.
#20. JFK and LBJ during the Cuban Missle Crisis, 1962.
#21. Prohibition- Alcohol barrels to be burned, 1924.
#22. A vac sealed sachet of one of the astronauts children during Apollo 11.
#23. “The Long Walk” British Army EOD Tech approaches a suspect device.
#24. First picture ever taken in space, 1946.
#25. Armstrong after his moonwalk.
#26. The Kennedy trio in the mid 30s as teenagers John, Bobby and Teddy.
#27. German flying ace, The Red Baron and his dog, 1916.
#28. Jewish refugees, approaching allied soldiers, become aware that they have just been liberated, April, 1945.
#29. Abraham Lincoln and General George McClellan in the general’s tent near Antietam battlefield October 3, 1862.
#30. The first official riders in New York Citys first subway, 1904.