25 History Pictures of the Week – December 17 to 23, 2016

A man with a Punt Gun, a type of large shotgun used for duck hunting. It could kill over 50 birds at once and was banned in the late 1860s.

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A dog being dressed up by a German soldier, 1940.

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Boy receiving a new pair of shoes at an orphanage in Austria, 1946

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First World War: German soldier on a pony in zebra camouflage. German East Africa (1915)

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British troops aboard a destroyer arrive at Dover after being evacuated from Dunkirk, May 1940.

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Finnish troops inspect their handiwork as they march past a destroyed Soviet T-34 at the battle of Tali-Ihantala. June/July, 1944.

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A German Army dog from the First World War wearing a hat and glasses and carrying a pair of binoculars, 1916.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt at Harvard University, circa 1900.

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JFK and astronaut John Glenn, 23 Feb. 1962

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A 107 years old slave and his wife hearing the preacher of the Ku Klux Klan, Talladega, AL, 1948

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Teddy Roosevelt shaking hands with a Native American man. c. 1901

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Finnish soldiers manning the VT-Line staying alert during the Karelian offensive. Karelia, 1944.

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A group of women wearing dresses representing flags of the Allied powers ( the USA, France, Britain and the Soviet Union) outside the Eglise de la Madeleine on VE Day in Paris, 8th May 1945.

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Space Shuttle Columbia landing, completing STS-80.(7 December 1996)

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A boy eagerly holding out a wartime ration book certificate to a grocery store vendor while purchasing a can of V8 juice, during WWII, 1943

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A security guard walking down US Highway 101 where there are towering stacks of hollow iron floats from which the iron antisubmarine nets were suspended to protect the US ports during the last war, by Hank Walker, 1953

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British jeep passes a sign warning against looting on the outskirts of Ravenna, Italy (7 December 1944)

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July 4th, 1976 – Bicentennial celebration in New York Harbor.

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Jimi Hendrix playing guitar while stationed in Kentucky with the 101st Airborne, 1962

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Shanty housing burns after the army crushed a WWI veterans protest in DC, 1932

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First World War: German colonial officials on zebras. Dar-es-Salaam, German East Africa (1914)

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A portrait of a Soviet soldier carrying his Degtyaryov DP-28 light machine gun during the final days of the Battle of Berlin. Berlin, Germany. April 1945.

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Boston 1863. This is the first aerial photo taken in the U.S.

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“Dazed US Army Corporal Roy Day Jr., after surviving the Red North Korean massacre of 26 of his American fellow-prisoners by playing dead, after all were shot and left for dead on Hill 303.”, Korea, 1950

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Laying the foundations of the Eiffel Tower, 1887.

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