17 Spectacular Historical Photos You've Never Seen Before

Posted Jul 23, by Val Liarikos

Woodstock - The Opening Ceremony. Bethel, New York, 14 August 1969

Evacuating Saigon, April 30, 1975. An American evacuee punches away a South Vietnamese man for a place on the last chopper out of the US embassy.

152 mm Howitzer battery fires during Belorussian Strategic Offensive Operation, 1944.

Charlie Chaplin without makeup

This worker in a Van Nuys CA factory in 1944 soon started calling herself Marilyn Monroe

One of the oldest photos of the Great Sphinx, from 1880.

The beginning of the Hollywood era: the filming of the MGM screen credits, 1928

ob Marley on the beach with Miss World 1976 Cindy Breakspeare, mother of Damien Marley

A baby cries at a bombed train station in Shanghai, 1937

The Statue of Liberty surrounded by scaffolding as workers complete the final stages in Paris. Circa 1885

Chester E. Macduffee next to his newly patented, 250 kilo diving suit, 1911

German soldiers 1942 (Location unknown)

Wirths Circus arrives at platform 9, Spencer St. station in Melbourne, Australia. Alice the 102 year old elephant helps unload the trains, 1948

Attorney at law, Mohandas Gandhi, 1893

In the aftermath of the D-Day invasion, two boys watch from a hilltop as American soldiers drive through the town of St. Lo. France, 1944.

Jimmy Page performing live with Led Zeppelin. Circa 1972

A female Lebanese fighter, 1982

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