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Historical photo by Joakim Cortis

Tank Man - Photo of an anonymous man who stood in front of a column of tanks on June the morning after the Chinese military had suppressed the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 by force.

Troops marching in Gettysburg  Memorial Cemetery to see  President Lincoln make history by giving his Gettysburg Address.

Amazing photograph of a historical day with Troops marching in Gettysburg from the town towards the Memorial Cemetery for Mr. Lincoln to make history by giving his Gettysburg Address speech.

Japanese orphan, bringing his dead brother to a cremation pyre, Nagasaki,  1945

Japanese orphan, standing at attention having brought his dead younger brother to a cremation pyre, Nagasaki, Joe O'Donnell 1945

Real-life Grave of the Fireflies: Stoic Japanese orphan, standing at attention having brought his dead younger brother to a cremation pyre, Nagasaki, by American photographer, Joe O’Donnell 1945 (One of the many sad things about war.

a true immortal kiss

This is one of the most famous photographs from the Second World War. Apparently the nurse slapped the soldier immediately after. The event was the celebration of the end of the war and it was taken in Times Square by Alfred Eisenstaedt. New York 1945

Last known picture of the RMS Titanic.

April "Titanic" leaves Queenstown, Ireland and sets sail for New York. Thought to be the last photograph of "Titanic"

Sept 11,2001 - President Bush being told of attack on Twin Towers.

September 2001 — During a reading of "The Pet Goat" at Sarasota's Emma E. Booker Elementary School, Chief of Staff Andrew Card informs President George Bush that a second airplane has struck the Twin Towers at New York's World Trade Center.

Rare Wyatt Earp Lawman Sheriff Tombstone AZ O.K. Corral Historic Photos [20492]

Rare Wyatt Earp Lawman Sheriff Tombstone AZ O.K. Corral Historic Photos [20492]

A British wounded soldier and a German prisoner sharing a cigarette at an Advanced Dressing Station near Épehy , 18 September 1918. Note the captured German Maxim 08/15 (Spandau) light machine guns in the background. (© IWM Q 11538) Photograph by 2nd Lt. Thomas Keith Aitken  (Colourised by Doug UK)

German soldier giving a cigarette to an English soldier, Christmas Eve, 1914 (The Christmas Truce)

1922 beach police.US modesty laws, no swimsuit higher than 6 inches above the knee..

"June Washington policeman Bill Norton measuring the distance between knee and suit at the Tidal Basin bathing beach after Col. Sherrill, Superintendent of Public Buildings and Grounds, issued an order that suits not be over six inches above the knee

On May 17, 1954, the Supreme Court issued its landmark Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka ruling, which declared that racially segregated public schools were inherently unequal.  Click the photo to see it positioned in Google Street View.

On May the Supreme Court issued its landmark Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka ruling, which declared that racially segregated public schools were inherently unequal.

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