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30 Perfectly Colorized Photos From History –

 

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1. A soldier of the 1st US Army, among debris inside the Monument to the Battle of the Nations in Leipzig, Germany April 1945.

2. This photograph of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, considered “one of the most prolific figures in engineering history” was taken 160 years ago.

3. Goalkeeper Sam Bartram, alone on the pitch, not realizing that the game had been abandoned 15 minutes earlier due to heavy fog. 25 December 1937.

4. J.Edgar Hoover with a .45 Caliber Thompson Submachine Gun ,1936.

5. Nikola Tesla in his office at 8 West 40th Street, New York City in 1916.

6. Marlon Brando in 1950.

7. View of The Manhattan Bridge Under Construction from Washington Street Brooklin/New York,February 21, 1908.

8. Winston Churchill as a Cornet in the 4th Queen’s Hussar’s Cavalry, 1895. He was 21 at the time.

9. Two Native Americans looking at photographic film, 1913.

10. George Orwell. English novelist, essayist, journalist, and critic. 1941.

11. Unpacking Mona Lisa at the end of World War II in 1945.

12. On 27 January 1945, Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi concentration and death camp, was liberated by the Red Army. Photo: The liberation of Bergen-Belsen, April 1945.

13. American soldiers watch as the Tricolor flies from the Eiffel Tower again, c. 25 August 1944.

14. Bodybuilder Gene Jantzen with wife Pat, and eleven-month-old son Kent, 1947.

15. Carl Akeley posing with the leopard he killed with his bare hands after it attacked him, 1896.

16. A. A. Milne was born on this day in 1882. He was an English author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh. Photo: A.A. Milne, his son Christopher Robin, and the real Winnie The Pooh, 1926.

17. Claude Monet, French artist and a leading member of the Impressionist group of painters was born in Paris, 1840.

18. “Adoration of a President-to-Be”. Newly engaged John F. Kennedy & Jacqueline Bouvier. Cape Cod, July 4th 1953.

19. Dick Winters and his Easy Company lounging at Eagle’s Nest, Hitler’s former residence in the Bavarian Alps, 1945.

20. US Marine running through Japanese fire on Okinawa, Japan, 7 Jun 1945.

21. “Giraffe women” looking at a guard, posted at St. James’ Palace 16th century main gate, during their visit in London, 1935.

22. Homecoming prisoner, Vienna, Austria ca 1946.

23. MLB Opening game in Yankee Stadium I in Bronx NY, Wednesday, June 25, 1924.

24. Charlie Chaplin attends the premiere of his newest film City Lights in Los Angeles, accompanied by Albert Einstein. February 2, 1931.

25. Titanic Orphans, brothers Michel and Edmond Navratil, 1912. They were the only children to be rescued from the Titanic without a parent or guardian.

26. A Prussian Landwehrmann tanning rat skins in a dugout, WWI.

27. Condoms testing, 1935.

28. U.S. Army military policemen toasting bread over molten lava from Vesuvius, March 18, 1944.

29. Pablo Picasso wearing a hat and holding a revolver & holster given to him by Gary Cooper. Cannes, 1958.

30. Fidel Castro at the Lincoln Memorial, 1959.

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