Photographs can really bring history alive for people.Here are 14 historical photos that we think are awesome.
The Statue of Liberty surrounded by scaffolding as workers complete the final stages in Paris. Circa 1885.
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.
Wirths Circus arrives at platform 9, Spencer St. station in Melbourne, Australia. Alice the 102 year old elephant helps unload the trains, 1948.
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.
Beautiful color image of the German Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-5 fighters, of Fighter Squadron JG54, during flight, 1943.
Attorney at law, Mohandas Gandhi, 1893.
A napalm attack near U.S. troops on patrol in South Vietnam, circa 1966.
Woodstock – The Opening Ceremony. Bethel, New York, 14 August 1969.
Benjamin, the last Tasmanian Tiger, at Beaumaris Zoo, 1933.
Charlie Chaplin without makeup.
A baby cries at a bombed train station in Shanghai, 1937.
Fritz, a television celebrity bulldog, is shaved by a Californian barber. April, 1961.
Chester E. Macduffee next to his newly patented, 250 kilo diving suit, 1911.