Extremely Rare Historical Photos (40 photos)

40 rare photographs from history.

The last picture of Adolf Hitler, April 30, 1945rare_historical_images_00_1
The first photograph upon discovery of Machu Picchu, 1912rare_historical_images_01_1
Underwater detonation of 15 kiloton nuclear weaponrare_historical_images_02_1
Lucky British soldier shows off his damaged helmet, 1917rare_historical_images_03_1
Archduke Franz Ferdinand with his wife on the day they were assassinated by Gavrilo Princip, 28 June 1914rare_historical_images_04_1
Einstein’s desk photographed a day after his deathrare_historical_images_05_1
Soviet soldier in the liberated villagerare_historical_images_06_1
Soldiers raising the Soviet flag over the Reichstag, Berlin 1945rare_historical_images_07_1
Adolf Eichmann walks around the yard of his cell, Israel, April 1961rare_historical_images_08_1
Executions of Kiev Jews by German army mobile killing units, 1942rare_historical_images_09_1
Two German soldiers and their mule wearing gas masks in WWI, 1916rare_historical_images_10_1
British tanks maneuvering trenches during the Battle of Cambrai. France, 1917rare_historical_images_11_1
Erwin Rommel helps to push his stuck staff car somewhere in Northern Africa, January 1941rare_historical_images_12_1
B-32 Bomber Factory in Fort Worth, Texas,1944rare_historical_images_13_1
Annual midnight swearing-in of Nazi SS troops, Feldherrnhalle, Munich, 1938rare_historical_images_14_1
USAAF B-25 sinks Japanese destroyer Amatsukaze off the coast of Xiamen, China, 6 April 1945rare_historical_images_15_1
Spectators standing upon tables to get a glimpse of the Versailles Treaty being signed, France, 1919rare_historical_images_16_1
Abandoned boy holding a stuffed toy animal amid ruins following German aerial bombing of London, 1940rare_historical_images_17_1
Henry Ford receiving the Grand Cross of the German Eagle from Nazi officials, 1938rare_historical_images_18_1
Germans testing a Messerschmitt Bf 109 E3, 1940rare_historical_images_19_1
Hans-Georg Henke – 16 Year Old German soldier cryingrare_historical_images_20_1
A rare color photo of Adolf Hitler which shows his true eye colorrare_historical_images_21_1
Execution of a German Communist in Munich, 1919rare_historical_images_22_1
Nazi rally in the Cathedral of Light, c. 1937rare_historical_images_23_1
Gadget, the first atomic bombrare_historical_images_24_1
The last Jew in Vinnitsa, 1941rare_historical_images_25_1
A dog being posed by a German soldierrare_historical_images_27_1
The night they ended Prohibition, December 5th 1933rare_historical_images_28_1
Liberation of Paris, August 1944rare_historical_images_29_1
The end of WW2 is celebrated in Moscow’s Red Square, May 9, 1945rare_historical_images_30_1
A German soldier with a badge on his chest in Stalingrad, 1942rare_historical_images_31_1
General George S. Patton’s dog on the day of Patton’s death on December 21st, 1945rare_historical_images_32_1
German prisoners march to Moscow after defeat at Belarus during “Operation Bagration”, 17 July 1944rare_historical_images_33_1
German troops trying to rescue what looks like a French soldier from sinking in a mud hole. Northern France, 1914-1918rare_historical_images_34_1
Nine Kings in one photorare_historical_images_35_1
Nazis singing to encourage a boycott of the allegedly Jewish-founded Woolworths, 1933rare_historical_images_36_1
A US soldier offers his hand to a woman leaving a cave where she had hidden with her childrare_historical_images_37_1
A rare shot of a young Winston Churchill, 1895rare_historical_images_38_1
Eyes of Hate, A candid photograph of Goebbels after he finds out his photographer is Jewishrare_historical_images_39_1
American tank crews listen as Bernard Herzog who was liberated from the camp of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippinesrare_historical_images_40_1