25 Best History Pictures of the Month – March 9th to April 7th, 2013

1.The last Jew in Vinnitsa, 1941

 

2.NASA before Powerpoint. Photo by JR Eyerman.

 

3.The Last Picture Taken of Freddy Mercury. circa 1991

 

4.The end of WWII is celebrated in Moscow’s Red Square. May 9, 1945.

 

5.A Zulu tribesman pulling his female employer around in a cart. Durban, South Africa, 1930s

 

6.Montreal Canadiens vs. New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Dec. 12, 1957

 

7.An 1880’s Equestrian Rider.

 

8.John Lennon signing an autograph for Mark David Chapman, the man that would kill him five hours after this photo was taken. 1980

 

9.A 17 year-old Pele on a street of Sweden before the 1958 World Cup.

 

10.Orphan Overjoyed at His New Shoes

 

11.A U.S soldier offers his hand to a woman leaving a cave where she had hidden with her child during the battle between Japanese and American forces.

 

12.German troops trying to rescue what looks like a French soldier from sinking in a mud hole. Northern France, 1914-1918.

 

13.Albert Einstein meets Charlie Chaplin. 1931.

 

14.Tsar Nicholas II in Balmoral castle, 1896, with (from left to right) Tsarina Alexandra Fedorovna, Grand Duchess Tatiana, Queen Victoria, and Edward, Prince of Wales

  15.Joseph Goebbels smiling before learning that Alfred Eisenstaedt, the photographer, was jewish, 1933

 

16.Lincoln Conspirators Execution, July 7th 1865

 

17.Enlisted men aboard the U.S.S. Ticonderoga (CV-14) hear the news of Japan’s surrender. August 14, 1945.

 

18.General George S. Patton’s dog on the day of Patton’s death on December 21st, 1945

 

19.Frank Hurley’s striking photo of Australian soldiers the morning after the Battle of Passchendaele, 1917

 

20.Painters on Brooklyn Bridge, c. 1914-1918.

 

21.Child in a tiger suit. Peking, China. 1917. Photograph by Sidney D. Gamble.

 

22.Woman hanged from a beheaded Lenin statue by the Germans, Russia, c. 1943

 

23.Barricades in the streets of Paris, 1848

 

24.Maori Battalion in North Africa, 1941.

 

25.A Russian adjustable mobile shield that could protect against small arms fire and shrapnel captured by the Germans, Eastern Front, c. 1914.

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