Fascinating Photographs Capturing History - Wake the Fun Up

Fascinating Photographs Capturing History

Thanks to these great images, we have a rare window to some of the most interesting moments of our world history.  Each picture tells a story and gives us a glimpse into the past.

A boxing match on board the USS Oregon in 1897

An airman being captured by Vietnamese in Truc Bach Lake, Hanoi in 1967. The airman is John McCain

Samurai warriors taken between 1860 and 1880

A shell shocked reindeer looks on as war planes drop bombs on Russia in 1941

The Microsoft staff in 1978

Walt Disney on the day they opened Disney Studios

The last known Tasmanian Tiger (now extinct) photographed in 1933

Martin Luther King, Jr removes a burned cross from his yard in 1960. The boy is his son.

Winston Churchill out for a swim

The London sky after a bombing and dogfight between British and German planes in 1940

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Hitlers bunker

The original Ronald McDonald played by Willard Scott

The first photo taken from space in 1946

Nagasaki, 20 minutes after atomic bombing in 1945

Fidel Castro lays a wreath at the Lincoln Memorial

Construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961

Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Warren G. Harding (29th USA President) Harvey Samuel Firestone (founder of Firestone Tire) talking together

The unbroken seal on King Tut's tomb

The first McDonalds

California lumberjacks working on Redwoods

The only photograph of a living Quagga (now extinct) from 1870

Disneyland employee cafeteria in 1961

Apollo 16 astronaut Charles Duke left this family photo behind on the moon in 1972

The construction of Disneyland

Construction of the Manhattan Bridge in 1908

Titanic leaves port in 1912

Albert Einstein's office photographed on the day of his death

Dismantling of the Berlin Wall in 1989

Construction of the Eiffel Tower in 1888

Arnold Schwarzenegger on the day he received his American citizenship

Brighton Swimming Club in 1863

Construction of the Statue of Liberty in 1884

Construction of Christ the Redeemer in Rio da Janeiro, Brazil

Steamboats on the Mississippi River in 1907

George S. Patton's dog mourning his master on the day of his death

Bread and soup during the Great Depression

The 1912 World Series

Hope you enjoyed going back in time to capture moments in history.

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Adrienne and Bob