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It was very common to take photos with your dead family members during the Victorian Era, to keep ...
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It was very common to take photos with your dead family members during the Victorian Era, to keep as a memory of your loved ones. Death occurred in the home and was an ordinary part of life. This practice was called Post-mortem photography. People did this with their loved pets aswell, ... It was very common to take photos with your dead family members during the Victorian Era, to keep as a memory
of your loved ones.
Death occurred in the home and was an ordinary part of life.
This practice was called Post-mortem photography.

People did this with their loved pets aswell, as the girls in the picture, mourning a deceased dog.

#dog #history #family #love #photo #remember #
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Cannibalism during WWII This photo from either the Winter War or the Continuation War, shows ...
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Cannibalism during WWII This photo from either the Winter War or the Continuation War, shows Finnish soldiers stretching out what supposedly should be human skin. The second picture shows the skin, head and internal organs of the soldier, this uncensored picture with the body parts ... Cannibalism during WWII

This photo from either the Winter War or the Continuation War, shows Finnish soldiers stretching out what supposedly should be human skin.

The second picture shows the skin, head and internal organs of the soldier, this uncensored picture with the body parts can be seen on my other page @realityofhistory since it's more gruesome.

A Finnish soldier present during the event was interviewed long after the war, he had interrogated one of the Soviet soldiers who were involved.
A Finnish man, serving in the Red Army, named Ensign Anttila.

Anttila told that the objective of his patrol, which contained six members, was to monitor traffic on the roads.
Finnish soldiers had located the patrol, opened fire and killed two members of the group before the rest fled.
The group lost their radio in the attack and had to hide in the Finn’s rear for two months without any chance of contacting their own lines.
The patrol now consisted of Anttila, two soldiers of Ukrainian origin, and another man.

The food supplies were non existing, after one of the Ukrainians had broken his leg, Anttila shot him and the rest of the group ate him.
Without reaching any further, the remaining patrol where stuck without food again.
After a while, Anttila then shot the other Ukrainian to feed the two remaining men of the patrol.

Finnish soldiers(the veteran interviewed included) nearby were alarmed by the shot, and reached the patrol while they were cooking a flayed and mutilated body. In the interrogation Anttila praised the flavor of the meat as especially good.
The Finns decided to bury the remains of the mutilated body, before doing so the flayed skin of the eaten soldier was spread open and the other remains photographed.

If it's a real human skin or not will continue to be doubtful.
Some say it's the skin of some kind of animal, the human remains are real though, and cannibalism did occur.
Not only in the European part, but also in the Pacific.

The interview is from the book "Album of unknown soldiers", originally in Finnish. Interview translated by Janne Ahlberg.

#ww2 #finland #history
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A common sight In the past, societies would have a hard time surviving without horses. The streets ...
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A common sight In the past, societies would have a hard time surviving without horses. The streets were filled with animals pulling wagons, sleds, timber, and everything that could be moved with the help of horse power. As a result of this, their life span could be relatively short. One ... A common sight

In the past, societies would have a hard time surviving without horses.
The streets were filled with animals pulling wagons, sleds, timber, and everything that could be moved with the help of horse power.

As a result of this, their life span could be relatively short.
One concern was the large amount of manure left behind, and the other, bodies of dead horses lying on the street.

New York as an example, had places along the waterfront to dispose the carcasses, but it wasn't unusual to leave the horses where they died.
The bodies were often left to rot so the corpses could be more easily sawn into pieces for removal.

In 1880, New York City removed over 15 000 dead horses from its streets, split that number in one year and you have around 40 dead horses each day.

The picture is from New York, around 1900.

#horse #city #history
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The bearded woman Annie Jones Elliot (1865–1902), was a bearded woman who toured with the Barnum ...
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The bearded woman Annie Jones Elliot (1865–1902), was a bearded woman who toured with the Barnum & Bailey Circus in the late 19th century. It is still unknown what exactly caused her condition, although it was very likely hirsutism. Annie was not even a year old when she became involved ... The bearded woman

Annie Jones Elliot (1865–1902), was a bearded woman who toured with the Barnum & Bailey Circus in the late 19th century.

It is still unknown what exactly caused her condition, although it was very likely hirsutism.

Annie was not even a year old when she became involved in the circus, Barnum offered Annie's mother a three-year contract and a lot of money, she would serve for far longer than that.
She was called “The Infant Esau,” a reference to the famously hairy brother of Jacob in the Old Testament.

Growing older, Annie appealed to the audiences by playing up he womanly aspects in contrast to her facial hair, dressing in fashionable clothes and playing the mandolin.

Around 1880 she married a man named Richard Elliot, who also worked for the circus.
Annie was only a young teenager at the time, and he a full grown man.
Nevertheless, the marriage lasted 15 years until the two divorced in 1895.
Not long after, she married a man named William Donovan.
The two of them toured as a duo act for a while before William suddenly passed away in 1899.
Instead of continuing on her own, she returned to Barnum's circus.
It was at this point that she campaigned against the use of the word "freaks" to describe performers with various disorders.
Annie died of tuberculosis in 1902.

#woman #beard #history
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Wrath of mother nature. I've shared these pictures before, but it wasn't until recently i found ...
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Wrath of mother nature. I've shared these pictures before, but it wasn't until recently i found a very nice colored version of the first picture. It's just so powerful with all the smoke and lava. A group of B-25 bombers flying near the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in March 1944. The same ... Wrath of mother nature.

I've shared these pictures before, but it wasn't until recently i found a very nice colored version of the first picture.
It's just so powerful with all the smoke and lava.

A group of B-25 bombers flying near the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in March 1944.

The same volcano that
annihilated several Roman settlements in 79 AD, the best known being Pompeii and Herculaneum.

During the eruption in 1944, 78-88 aircrafts belonging to the USAAF 340th bombardment group, based at the Pompeii airfield were damaged or destroyed.
The tephra and hot ash damaged the fabric control surfaces, the engines, the plexiglas windscreens and the gun turrets.

This was the last major eruption, it also destroyed the villages of San Sebastiano al Vesuvio, Massa di Somma, and Ottaviano, and parts of San Giorgio a Cremano.

Colorization by Mario Unger/Mediadrumworld

#ww2 #italy #valcano #nature
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The brutal treatment of human beings. Gordon, or "Whipped Peter", was an enslaved African ...
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The brutal treatment of human beings. Gordon, or "Whipped Peter", was an enslaved African American who managed to escape from a plantation in 1863 and join the Union Army. His whipped back was very well documented, and the photos published so people could see the horrific treatment ... The brutal treatment of human beings.

Gordon, or "Whipped Peter", was an enslaved African American who managed to escape from a plantation in 1863 and join the Union Army.
His whipped back was very well documented, and the photos published so people could see the horrific treatment slaves could be exposed to.

Gordon escaped from the plantation owned by John and Bridget Lyons.
This plantation which held around forty other slaves, was located along the west bank of the Atchafalaya River in St. Landry Parish, between present-day Melville and Krotz Springs, Louisiana.

Before the escape, Gordon brought some onions with him, after crossing a creek or swamp, he rubbed his body with these onions in order to distract the dogs that were chasing him.

He was on the run for ten days before reaching a group of Union soldiers who were stationed in Baton Rouge.
Here he chose to join the army and underwent a medical examination which revealed the severe keloid scars on his back.
His deed inspired many free blacks to enlist in the army.

Records of Gordon’s service in the army are incomplete.
The two most well known stories about him, is that he served as a Union guide, and that during one expedition he was taken captive by Confederate forces, beaten, and left for dead. Yet, he survived and returned to his unit.
It's also written that he fought in an African American regiment that fought bravely at the siege of Port Hudson, an important Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River.

The sources about his life after the war are weak, or non-existing, only that he died in 1907.

If anyone has any more information about his life between 1865-1907, please share.
#us #usa #freedom #history
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Something the majority did last night, had some kind of New Year's Eve celebration. This is how ...
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Something the majority did last night, had some kind of New Year's Eve celebration. This is how it could look like in the past. #happynewyear #2018 #2019 #history #celebration #party #new #year Something the majority did last night, had some kind of New Year's Eve celebration.

This is how it could look like in the past.

#happynewyear #2018 #2019 #history #celebration #party #new #year
Happy New Year! As always, the New Year-post. In 1990, Voyager 1 was ordered to turn it's camera ...
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Happy New Year! As always, the New Year-post. In 1990, Voyager 1 was ordered to turn it's camera and take one final picture of earth before heading out of our solar system. This is what our earth looks like from a record distance about 6 bil. KM away. 🌍🌎-- "That's here. That's home. That's ... Happy New Year!
As always, the New Year-post.

In 1990, Voyager 1 was ordered to turn it's camera and take one final picture of earth before heading out of our solar system. This is what our earth looks like from a record distance about 6 bil. KM away. 🎆🌍🌏🌎-- "That's here. That's home. That's us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, thousands of religions, ideologies, and economic doctrines, every hunter and forager, every hero and coward, every creator and destroyer of civilization, every king and peasant, young couple in love, mother and father, hopeful child, inventor and explorer. Every teacher of morals, corrupt politician, every "superstar," every "supreme leader," every saint and sinner in the history of our species lived there, on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.
The Earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena. Think of the rivers of blood spilled by all those generals and emperors so that in glory and triumph, they could become the momentary masters of a fraction of a dot. How frequent their misunderstandings, how eager they are to kill one another, how fervent their hatreds.
Our posturings, our imagined self-importance, the delusion that we have a privileged position in the Universe, are challenged by this point of pale light. Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark. In our obscurity, in all this vastness, there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to save us from ourselves.
The Earth is the only world known so far to harbor life. There is nowhere else, at least in the near future, to which our species could migrate. Visit, yes. Settle, not yet. Like it or not, for the moment the Earth is where we make our stand.
It has been said that astronomy is a humbling and character-building experience. There is perhaps no better demonstration of the folly of human conceits than this distant image of our tiny world. To me, it underscores our responsibility to deal more kindly with one another, and to preserve and cherish the pale blue dot. The only home we've ever known- Carl Sagan
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’All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us..’ J.R.R. Tolkien (1892 - 1973) reading ...
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’All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us..’ J.R.R. Tolkien (1892 - 1973) reading and smoking a pipe in his study, 1955. #author #writer #lotr #lordoftherings #fantasy #adventure #classic #book #movie #smoke #pipe #work #tolkien ’All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us..’ J.R.R. Tolkien (1892 - 1973) reading and smoking a pipe in his study, 1955.
#author #writer #lotr #lordoftherings #fantasy #adventure #classic #book #movie #smoke #pipe #work #tolkien
As the year draws to an end i usually pick some of my most liked posts and repost them so all new followers ...
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As the year draws to an end i usually pick some of my most liked posts and repost them so all new followers can see them. Here is one from February. Stuckie In 1980, a team of loggers were working on cutting a tree into pieces, while loading the logs onto a truck for transport, one member of the ... As the year draws to an end i usually pick some of my most liked posts and repost them so all new followers can see them. Here is one from February.

Stuckie

In 1980, a team of loggers were working on cutting a tree into pieces, while loading the logs onto a truck for transport, one member of the team happened to peer down the hollow trunk and discovered this mummified dog inside.
Instead of sending this particular log to the pulp mill they donated it to the Southern Forest World Museum in Georgia.

The dog is believed to have been mummified for atleast 20 years when it was discovered.
People who studied the carcass concluded that the dog most likely chased something through a hole in the roots, and up the center of the hallow tree. The higher the dog got, the narrower the tree became. Here he ended up stuck, unable to turn around and died of starvation.
The conditions inside the tree then allowed the dog to dry without rotting.

For decades this dog was simply called "mummified dog", until the museum ran a name-the-dog-contest where the name "Stuckie" won.

Photos - Southern Forest World/Roadsideamerica

#stuckie #dog #animal #tree
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The bodies of Robert Green and Jacob Jagendorf after a failed robbery attempt in New York 1915. The ...
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The bodies of Robert Green and Jacob Jagendorf after a failed robbery attempt in New York 1915. The news reported that the two men tried to rob a company of expensive silks. The company was located on the the fifth floor, and during the escape the two men accidentally fell down the building's ... The bodies of Robert Green and Jacob Jagendorf after a failed robbery attempt in New York 1915.

The news reported that the two men tried to rob a company of expensive silks.
The company was located on the the fifth floor, and during the escape the two men accidentally fell down the building's elevator shaft.

#newyork #history
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Merry Christmas from a cold and snow-filled Sweden! I know that many of you celebrate christmas ...
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Merry Christmas from a cold and snow-filled Sweden! I know that many of you celebrate christmas on the 25th, and i hope that all of you have a great time. Take care of each other out there! A huge thank you to all my old and new followers for liking what i'm doing, and for the most important, ... Merry Christmas from a cold and snow-filled Sweden!
I know that many of you celebrate christmas on the 25th, and i hope that all of you have a great time.
Take care of each other out there!

A huge thank you to all my old and new followers for liking what i'm doing, and for the most important, that you find history interesting and important.

Let's travel back again and see how Santa Claus could look like in the late 19th/early 20th century.

#santa #santaclaus #man #holiday #xmas #christmas #fun #old #tradition
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A 40 000 year old horse This foal was recently found in the Batagaika crater, in Yakutsk, Siberia. This ...
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A 40 000 year old horse This foal was recently found in the Batagaika crater, in Yakutsk, Siberia. This crater is nicknamned "The Gateway to the Underworld” or "The Mouth of Hell". Yakutsk is well-known for it's extremely cold climate, and as a place where frozen mammoths have been discovered, ... A 40 000 year old horse
This foal was recently found in the Batagaika crater, in Yakutsk, Siberia.
This crater is nicknamned "The Gateway to the Underworld” or "The Mouth of Hell". Yakutsk is well-known for it's extremely cold climate, and as a place where frozen mammoths have been discovered, this place is perfect for the preservation of ancient animals due to the permafrost.
With warmer weather, the ice melts and the remains of the past is brought to the surface.

The horse belongs to the extinct species known as Equus lenensis, with completely preserved dark-brown hair, its tail and mane, as well as all internal organs, this foal is a very unique find.
Also with samples of soil layers, the scientists means that they are able to restore a good picture of the foal’s environment.

No damage can be seen on the body, so the death is thought to have been cause by some kind of natural trap, possibly drowning.

According to the team that's working with the horse, this is the first find in the world of a pre-historic horse of such a young age and with such an amazing level of preservation.

Pictures - The Siberian Times

#russia #siberia #yakutsk #history #historical #animal #preserved #horse #mud #ice #mud #snow #nature #preservation #
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Lurking in the depths. The earliest Megalodon fossils dates back to around 20 million years, ...
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Lurking in the depths. The earliest Megalodon fossils dates back to around 20 million years, this giant sharks dominated the oceans until their extintion around 2.6 million years ago. Its one of the largest predators to have ever lived, fossil remains suggest that it could reach up ... Lurking in the depths.

The earliest Megalodon fossils dates back to around 20 million years, this giant sharks dominated the oceans until their extintion around 2.6 million years ago.

Its one of the largest predators to have ever lived, fossil remains suggest that it could reach up to a lenght of 18m (59ft)! Without any complete megalodon skeleton, the length are based on the size of it's teeth, these could get as long as 18cm(~7in), and it's huge jaw were lined with 276 teeth.
The jaw measured 2.7m(8ft) by 3.4m(11ft) wide, no match to swallow two adult people side-by-side.
Many reconstructions makes the Megalodon look like a great white shark, but according to scientists this isn't really the case.

Emma Bernard at the London Natural Museum of History says: "We now know that this is not the case, megalodon is actually from a different lineage of shark of which megalodon was the last member.
The oldest definitive ancestor of megalodon is a 55-million-year-old shark known as Otodus obliquus, which grew to around 10metres in length. But the evolutionary history of this shark is thought to stretch back to Cretalamna appendiculata, dating to 105 million years old - making the lineage of megalodon over 100 million years old." Picture here is a man sitting on a reconstructed jaw in 1909, also a size comparison with some great white shark teeths.

#megalodon #fish #shark #animal #giant #big #large #history #teeth #ocean #water #scary #nature #horror #age #old #historical
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Today it's been 79 years since Nazi Germany began their invasion of Poland. The main spark to the ...
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Today it's been 79 years since Nazi Germany began their invasion of Poland. The main spark to the deadliest conflict in human history was ignited. 16 days later the Soviet Union invaded from the east, splitting the country in half. Still unreal that it's been less than a hundred years ... Today it's been 79 years since Nazi Germany began their invasion of Poland.
The main spark to the deadliest conflict in human history was ignited.
16 days later the Soviet Union invaded from the east, splitting the country in half.

Still unreal that it's been less than a hundred years since it happened, the humanity should work for a common goal, but the world seems to split up more and more each day, hate and false information about things are spread easily from every direction daily.

#ww2 #wwii #world #war #deutschland #soviet #union #russia #poland #history #historical
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Photo of six Native American leaders, taken by Edward S. Curtis around 1900. Edward is known for ...
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Photo of six Native American leaders, taken by Edward S. Curtis around 1900. Edward is known for his photography of the Natives and the American West. From left to right, Little Plume (Piegan), Buckskin Charley (Ute), Geronimo (Chiricahua Apache), Quanah Parker (Comanche), Hollow ... Photo of six Native American leaders, taken by Edward S. Curtis around 1900.

Edward is known for his photography of the Natives and the American West.

From left to right, Little Plume (Piegan), Buckskin Charley (Ute), Geronimo (Chiricahua Apache), Quanah Parker (Comanche), Hollow Horn Bear (Brulé Sioux), and American Horse (Oglala Sioux). #native #natives #nativeamerican #indian #indians #cermony #horse #horseback #animal #us #usa #west #america #history #tribe #culture #people #human
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A letter from Auschwitz This letter, written by Marcel Nadjari, was originally found buried ...
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A letter from Auschwitz This letter, written by Marcel Nadjari, was originally found buried inside Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1980. Recently, by using the method of multispectral images the letter is now more readable than before. Nadjari arrived to the camp in 1944, healthy and strong ... A letter from Auschwitz

This letter, written by Marcel Nadjari, was originally found buried inside Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1980.
Recently, by using the method of
multispectral images the letter is now more readable than before.

Nadjari arrived to the camp in 1944, healthy and strong enough, he survived the election process and was assigned to a Sonderkommando group.
The Sondercommando was composed of camp prisoners, forced to work for the nazi death machine.
Their main task here, was to remove the dead from the gas chambers, bring them to the crematoria and burn them.
Some did this to delay their own death, and hopefully to get a better treatment.

I had to delete some parts, and modify them into a fitting text here, still it's his experiences: "We came to Birkenau on the 11th of April, for one month we had to stay in quarantine, then they moved us to a crematorium.
It's a big building with a wide chimney, and 15 ovens. There are two large endless rooms in the basement. One is used for undressing, and the other is the death chamber, the people enter naked, then the room swallows up to 3000 people.
Tricked to get into the room, they thought they would get a shower due to the pipes in the ceiling.
Tightly packed, the door is closed, after a while, screams can be heard, then silence. So many lives gone, in such a short period of time.
After half an hour we opened the door, and our work begun.
We carried the corpses of these innocent women and children, brought them to the room with the ovens, and pushed them into the ovens, where they were burnt without the addition of fuel by their own fat.
Afterwards , we had to crush the remains in a bone crushing machine.
The drama seen by my eyes cannot be described. About 700,000 people from different countries passed by my eyes, what had they done to deserve this?"
Nothing, they just belonged to a group that was undesirable to some people with great power.
Nadjari survived Auschwitz, moved to the U.S, and stayed there until his death at age 54 in 1971.

To see the gruesome reality, go to my uncensored page @realityofhistory
#auschwitz #history #crime #terror #ww2 #wwii #reality #horror #death
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Breathing history, the world's oldest tortoise. He's thought to have been hatched in 1832, that's ...
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Breathing history, the world's oldest tortoise. He's thought to have been hatched in 1832, that's 186 years ago! Named Jonathan by the governor of Saint Helena in the 1930's, he's the oldest currently living terrestrial animal known and still located on the island of Saint Helena, ... Breathing history, the world's oldest tortoise.

He's thought to have been hatched in 1832, that's 186 years ago!
Named Jonathan by the governor of Saint Helena in the 1930's, he's the oldest currently living terrestrial animal known and still located on the island of Saint Helena, in the South Atlantic Ocean.

Jonathan, was hatched on the Seychells, but came to his current location in 1882, and can be seen to the left in the first picture, which was taken in 1886.
He's still peacefully walking around in the garden connected to the governors house.

He's still quite healthy, but blind from cataracts, has lost his sense of smell, but has retained excellent hearing.

So here we have a life, that as an example, lived through the U.S Civil War, World War I and II, and in to our days.

The second photo shows Jonathan being washed for maybe the first time ever, black sludge and bird droppings were removed with the help of surgical soap, and soft brushes to avoid damaging his shell, all being done while Jonathan calmly chewed his grass.

When he got clean, they realised that the rings on his shell, which usually tell a tortoises' age, were completely worn away from his old age.

Pictures - Joe Hollins/BNPS

#turtle #animal #life #nature #world #turtoise #island #sainthelena #history #historical #governor #britain #british #land #fascinating #wash #clean #shell
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Thought i'd share some fantastic pictures from the reenactment weekend in Halden, which we in @svenskalifcompagniet ...
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Thought i'd share some fantastic pictures from the reenactment weekend in Halden, which we in @svenskalifcompagniet participated in. Parade in the city, assault on Guldenløve Fort, and the death of Karl XII at Fredriksten Fortress, Norway, 1718. One of the more demanding reenactments ... Thought i'd share some fantastic pictures from the reenactment weekend in Halden, which we in @svenskalifcompagniet participated in.

Parade in the city, assault on Guldenløve Fort, and the death of Karl XII at Fredriksten Fortress, Norway, 1718.

One of the more demanding reenactments i've been to, chilly nights, hot days.
Carrying siege ladders up and down steep slopes, finally carrying them up on a rocky slope, not the best shoes for climbing on rocks, quite slippery.
Up with the ladders against the wall, climb up with all the gear, musket and cannon fire all over, mixed with pyrotechnics for some effects.
Quite dangerous location to climbe, at least we didn't get bombarded 24/7 for real while doing it as they did 300 years ago.

Photo by the talented photographers @ninarosnesfoto and Johannes Granseth.

#karoliner #caroleans #karlxii #fredrikstenfestning #architecture #fort #rock #sweden #norway #sverige #norge #historical #army #soldier #history #historia #reenactment
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I won't make any updates this following weekend, going to Norway to participate in some historical ...
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I won't make any updates this following weekend, going to Norway to participate in some historical events. Will be back on Monday, so i haven't disappeared. This year it's 300 years since The Siege of Fredriksten Fortress and the death of Charles XII. Uniform and rapier of Charles XII, ... I won't make any updates this following weekend, going to Norway to participate in some historical events.
Will be back on Monday, so i haven't disappeared.

This year it's 300 years since The Siege of Fredriksten Fortress and the death of Charles XII.

Uniform and rapier of Charles XII, which he wore that night in 1718 when he was killed.
The mud from the trench is still seen on the coat and his gloves are stained with blood.

Also included a photo of his skull, this is from 1917, when they opened his sarcophagus.

#norway #halden #history #karlxii #karoliner #historical #sweden #king #sverige #history #uniform #reenactment #clothes #fredriksten #fortress #blood #halden
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Castle of death The Hartheim Castle, in Austria, was one of several places, where the Nazi euthanasia ...
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Castle of death The Hartheim Castle, in Austria, was one of several places, where the Nazi euthanasia program, "Aktion T4" (Operation T4) took place. Aktion T4, was the mass murder of people that the Nazi physicians and doctors deemed incurably sick. Men, women and children with ... Castle of death

The Hartheim Castle, in Austria, was one of several places, where the Nazi euthanasia program, "Aktion T4" (Operation T4) took place.

Aktion T4, was the mass murder of people that the Nazi physicians and doctors deemed incurably sick.
Men, women and children with a physical or fysical disability were murdered, or in the words of the nazi doctors, given a "mercyful death".
This was also considered to restore the racial integrity in Germany, eliminating what they thought was "people unworthy of having a life", they also considered them to be a financial burden to the state.

It's estimated that between 200 - 300 000 people were murdered under the program, and in this particular castle, over 18 000 people lost their lives between 1940-41.
The first methods to be used was lethal injections, and sometimes starvation.
Gas chambers would later replace these methods.

In 1945, U.S forces investigated the castle and found a safe, containing the Hartheim statistics, this was a 39-page brochure produced for the internal purposes of the Nazi euthanasia programme, it contained monthly statistics of the murder of mentally and physically handicapped patients carried out in the castle.

The prisoners in the second picture are not connected to Hartheim, but from the Buchenwald concentration camp. Handicapped people could often be sent from the camps, to the institutions.
The fourth picture shows the gas chamber door, and the fifth is said to have been taken when the crematorium was used.
I also included how the crematorium and gas chamber looks like today, the crematorium oven is gone.
The final picture shows the document with Hitler's authorization of the T4 program.

#crime #humanity #austria #castle #building #murder #death #history #ww2 #victime #disabled #prisoner #hartheim #historical #deutschland #europe #germany #t4 #program #hell #terrible
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Hungry? It may look like some sort of witch cauldron to you, containing some wierd potion, but ...
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Hungry? It may look like some sort of witch cauldron to you, containing some wierd potion, but it's actually 2400 year old soup! Nearly ten years ago, during the excavation of a tomb in China, near the ancient capital of Xian, the archaeologists discovered this bronze cooking pot. The ... Hungry?

It may look like some sort of witch cauldron to you, containing some wierd potion, but it's actually 2400 year old soup!

Nearly ten years ago, during the excavation of a tomb in China, near the ancient capital of Xian, the archaeologists discovered this bronze cooking pot.

The pot contained the remains of some sort of soup, included with several bones, it was still liquid but had turned green due to the oxidisation of the bronze.
How is this preservation possible? The grave was so tightly sealed that the liquid did not evaporate.

Photo - AFP - The Daily Mail

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To face a new world In 1913, the entrepreneur, and founder of the Great Northern Railway railroad, ...
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To face a new world In 1913, the entrepreneur, and founder of the Great Northern Railway railroad, Louis Hill, brought a group of Native Americans from the Blackfeet reservation in Montana, to New York. Hill thought that the natives would be a great add to “the scenery” at the Glacier National ... To face a new world

In 1913, the entrepreneur, and founder of the Great Northern Railway railroad, Louis Hill, brought a group of Native Americans from the Blackfeet reservation in Montana, to New York.
Hill thought that the natives would be a great add to “the scenery” at the Glacier National Park exhibit, at the Travel and Vacation Show.
He was right, they were visited by more than 10,000 people each day.

As seen in the pictures, the group is on top of the McAlpin Hotel, the largest hotel in the world at the time.
Apparently the natives rejected all the rooms they were given, the suites aswell.
However, they did end up staying at the hotel,
setting up their tepees on the roof.
The McAlpin is now known as the Herald Towers.

#usa #blackfoot #blackfeet #native #natives #nativeamerican #reservation #city #hotel #tower #indian #people #group #culture #feathers #historical #history #nyc #newyorkcity #america
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A new panoramic view from the Hubble Space Telescope How much history can you fit in one picture? ...
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A new panoramic view from the Hubble Space Telescope How much history can you fit in one picture? Much! Pictures taken of the universe can show us light from the whole known history, the light from the stars were sent out thousands, millions, and billions of years ago. We never see them ... A new panoramic view from the Hubble Space Telescope

How much history can you fit in one picture? Much!

Pictures taken of the universe can show us light from the whole known history, the light from the stars were sent out thousands, millions, and billions of years ago.
We never see them as they are today,
when you gaze at the night sky, you see them as they once were.
As an example, the nearest known star system to us, is the Alpha Centauri, the light takes more than four years to get from there to here.

Take the NGC 4845 galaxy as another example, located over 65 million light-years away, you are seeing it as it was 65 million years ago, imagine that the dinosaurs walked the earth by then.
Some of the stars might even be dead.

About the picture, quoted from NASA: "Astronomers using the ultraviolet vision of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have captured one of the largest panoramic views of the fire and fury of star birth in the distant universe. The field features approximately 15,000 galaxies, about 12,000 of which are forming stars. Hubble’s ultraviolet vision opens a new window on the evolving universe, tracking the birth of stars over the last 11 billion years back to the cosmos’ busiest star-forming period, which happened about 3 billion years after the big bang." Mind blowing, let that sink in for a while.

Picture: NASA

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The last farewell? Couples hugging and kissing each other goodbye for a final time before the ...
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The last farewell? Couples hugging and kissing each other goodbye for a final time before the husbands are sent overseas to fight in the war that's raging around the world. Would they ever see each other again? The women would live day by day in uncertainty, always afraid of the message ... The last farewell?

Couples hugging and kissing each other goodbye for a final time before the husbands are sent overseas to fight in the war that's raging around the world.

Would they ever see each other again?
The women would live day by day in uncertainty, always afraid of the message telling that their loved one had fallen.

#war #love #ww2 #wwii #deutschland #usa #history #couple #germany #train #station #hug #kiss #story #human #man #woman #close #family #world #war #historical #farewell
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The death of Marilyn Monroe. On the early morning of August 5, 1962, one of the most popular movie ...
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The death of Marilyn Monroe. On the early morning of August 5, 1962, one of the most popular movie and model icons at the time, was found dead in her bed. Marilyns's housekeeper, Eunice Murray noticed that Marylin's bedroom light was on in the middle of the night. At 3:00 a.m., she knocked ... The death of Marilyn Monroe.

On the early morning of August 5, 1962, one of the most popular movie and model icons at the time, was found dead in her bed.

Marilyns's housekeeper, Eunice Murray noticed that Marylin's bedroom light was on in the middle of the night.
At 3:00 a.m., she knocked on the locked door to see if Marilyn was up, but without any response.
She immediately called Marilyn's psychiatrist, Ralph Greenson,
who gave her the advice to peek through the bedroom window and see if she could see her inside the room.
She described that she saw "Marylin laying facedown on her bed, covered by a sheet.

Greenson realised that something was wrong and quickly went to the house, he entered the locked room by breaking the window.
The Los Angeles Police arrived at the scene, founding
empty bottles of pills prescribed to treat her depression, she had suffered from mental illness several years prior to her death.

The death was reported as an accidental overdose, since no traces of any crime had been found by the investigators.
Even if the cause of death is most likely an overdose, several conspiracy theories have been spread through the years about what really happened to Marilyn Monroe.

#marilynmonroe #monroe #singer #actress #movie #model #photo #woman #death #famous #losangeles #california #us #usa #history #body #icon #popular #mentalilness #
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Time to travel back to the 19th century London for a moment. Daily life pictures from the city, ...
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Time to travel back to the 19th century London for a moment. Daily life pictures from the city, including the famous tourist attractions such as Big Ben and the Tower of London. The pictures are taken between 1850-1900. #great #britain #greatbritain #uk #unitedkingdom #england #towerbridge #touristattraction #tourist #tourism #dsily #life #london #history #victoria #era #bigben #street #horse #toweroflondon #towern #architecture Time to travel back to the 19th century London for a moment.

Daily life pictures from the city, including the famous tourist attractions such as Big Ben and the Tower of London.
The pictures are taken between 1850-1900.

#great #britain #greatbritain #uk #unitedkingdom #england #towerbridge #touristattraction #tourist #tourism #dsily #life #london #history #victoria #era #bigben #street #horse #toweroflondon #towern #architecture
Inside Hitler's bunker. LIFE Magazine's William Vandivert, was the first Western photographer ...
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Inside Hitler's bunker. LIFE Magazine's William Vandivert, was the first Western photographer to gain access to the Führerbunker, this happened after that Soviet soldiers had looted the place. He also took several pictures outside the bunker and of the destroyed Berlin. The sofa ... Inside Hitler's bunker.

LIFE Magazine's William Vandivert,
was the first Western photographer to gain access to the Führerbunker, this happened after that Soviet soldiers had looted the place.
He also took several pictures outside the bunker and of the destroyed Berlin.

The sofa in the first picture show traces of blood,
is this the sofa on which Hitler committed suicide? Or did the blood belong to Wilhelm Burgdorf or Hans Krebs, who also shot themselves in the bunker? A question that will remain a mystery.

The pictures were published in July, 1945

#deutschland #germany #ww2 #wwii #world #war #history #bunker #berlin #german #germany #concrete #complex #russia #soviet
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Something for the Swedes and Norwegians, and of course, for all of you people interested in the early ...
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Something for the Swedes and Norwegians, and of course, for all of you people interested in the early 18th century. Next week, between August 23-26, we in @svenskalifcompagniet will attend Fredrikshaldfest, in Halden, Norway. It will be a large festival-like event in historical ... Something for the Swedes and Norwegians, and of course, for all of you people interested in the early 18th century.

Next week, between August 23-26, we in @svenskalifcompagniet will attend Fredrikshaldfest, in Halden, Norway.

It will be a large festival-like event in historical style, the town will move back to 1718, since it's the 300-year anniversary since Charles XII of Sweden was shot during the Siege of Fredriksten Fortress in November 1718.

The town will offer markets, music, lectures, exhibitions, guided tours, and reenactment of two battles, everything is reenacted on the actual place where it happened.

On Saturday, the 25th, we will reenact the battle that took place on the streets in Fredrikshald during the first Swedish attack in 1716.
The Swedish forces gave up this attempt to take control of the area and retreated, they would be back two years later.

On Sunday, the 26th, we will reenact a major event, The Siege of Fredriksten Fortress 1718, with focus on assaulting the Gyldenløve fort, a smaller fort, connected to Fredriksten Fortress.

The Swedes managed, by hand, to pull some of their heavy cannons, and mortars, up on a stony, steep ridge, called Stutekollen. From here, they could fire against the Gyldenløve Fort and the main fortress.

Meanwhile, Charles XII, as always, in the frontline, together with 200 grenadiers prepared to siege Gyldenløve.
Said and done,
the Norwegian defenders abandoned this part of the fort pretty quickly.
The Swedes were now able to continue digging trenches that reached closer and closer to the walls of the main fortress.

In the cover of the night, Charles XII heads to the trench closest to the fortress, kicks his feet into the side of the trench, pulls himself up a bit over the edge to get a better view of the area.
A few moments later, a projectile hits him in his head, the king dies instantly and the campaign is over.
Now under peaceful terms, the fortress will once again, 300 years later, be covered i gunpowder smoke from muskets and cannons.

#sverige #norge #historia #history #karoliner #karlxii #reenactment #återskapande #fredriksten #halden #sweden #carolean #fortress #norway #europe #scandinavia #gyldenløve #historical
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🌎Everything we have, a blue dot, in the great cosmic dark. 🌍 "Earthrise" is one of the most famous ...
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🌎Everything we have, a blue dot, in the great cosmic dark. 🌍 "Earthrise" is one of the most famous pictures taken of our planet, the image was taken by Bill Anders during the Apollo 8 Mission in 1968. This was the first manned spacecraft to leave  Earth's orbit, and reach the Moon, orbit it ... 🌎Everything we have, a blue dot, in the great cosmic dark. 🌍 "Earthrise" is one of the most famous pictures taken of our planet, the image was taken by Bill Anders during the Apollo 8 Mission in 1968.
This was the first manned spacecraft to leave  Earth's orbit, and reach the Moon, orbit it and return safely back home.

There are no privilaged place for us in the universe which we might think, this is the only home we have ever known, we should cherish our little blue dot better, there is no help to get elswhere that could save us from ourselves.

As Sagan said: "To me, this underscores our responsibility to deal more kindly with one another, and to preserve and cherish the pale blue dot"

#space #apollo #earth #tellus #planet #universe #history #technology #future #humans #human #moon #perspective
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Horsepower Various photos showing draft horses pulling a sled, stacked with a huge load of logs, ...
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Horsepower Various photos showing draft horses pulling a sled, stacked with a huge load of logs, the snowy photos are from Michigan and Minnesota, taken in the late 19th century. The last ones show wagons filled with bales of wool in Australia, late 19th/early 20th century. #work #australia #history #wood #log #forest #nature #lumber #snow #winter #cold #ice #animal #horses #horse #horsepower #usa #america #ushistory #minnesota #michigan Horsepower

Various photos showing draft horses pulling a sled, stacked with a huge load of logs, the snowy photos are from Michigan and Minnesota, taken in the late 19th century.

The last ones show wagons filled with bales of wool in Australia, late 19th/early 20th century.

#work #australia #history #wood #log #forest #nature #lumber #snow #winter #cold #ice #animal #horses #horse #horsepower #usa #america #ushistory #minnesota #michigan
Surviving the deadliest weapon in history, twice. Since it's 73 years since Nagasaki turned ...
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Surviving the deadliest weapon in history, twice. Since it's 73 years since Nagasaki turned to ruins by the second atomic bomb dropped over Japan today, i thought i'd share the story of Tsutomu Yamaguchiv. Tsutomu, is one of those who survived the bomb in both Hiroshima and Nagasaki. ... Surviving the deadliest weapon in history, twice.

Since it's 73 years since Nagasaki turned to ruins by the second atomic bomb dropped over Japan today, i thought i'd share the story of Tsutomu Yamaguchiv.
Tsutomu, is one of those who survived the bomb in both Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
On August 6, 1945, when the bomb hit Hiroshima, Tsutomu was on a business trip in the city.
He recalls seeing "a great flash in the sky, and I was blown over, i woke up and everything was black. I couldn't hear anything at all"
The explosion ruptured his left eardrum, blinded him temporarily, and left him with serious burns over the left side of the top half of his body, he also went temporary bald.
He found a nearby shelter to rest before heading out to see if his collegaues might have survived.
Miraculously they all had survived, they spent the following night in an air raid shelter before heading to their doomed hometown, Nagasaki.

Heavily bandaged, Tsutomu was able to return to his work on August 9. He told his supervisor about the blast that laid Hiroshima in ruins, in the middle of it all, another bomb fell from the sky.
This time he was unhurt by the explosion, the only notable thing was a ruined bandage and a following fever.

After Japan declared the surrender, Tsutomu worked as a translator for the occupation forces, he later returned to his previous work at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.
He became a vocal proponent of nuclear disarmament, and said:
"The reason that I hate the atomic bomb is because of what it does to the dignity of human beings, I can't understand why the world cannot understand the agony of the nuclear bombs. How can they keep developing these weapons?

As time passed, both he and his wife, which also was located in Nagasaki during the blast, began to suffer from radiation-related ailments.
Tsutomu suffered from cataracts and acute leukemia, and his wife had suffered radiation poisoning from the black rain that fell over the city(
radioactive rain).
Both of them died of cancer in 2010.

#ww2 #wwii #bomb #radiation #nuclear #bomb #atom #atomic #nagasaki #hiroshima #japan #usa #america #history #weapon
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The largest viking ship ever found. Right now, in Norway, a team of talented people are building ...
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The largest viking ship ever found. Right now, in Norway, a team of talented people are building a replica of the largest viking ship ever found traces of in Norway. It will be based on the ship named "Myklebust". The Myklebust, was found on the Myklebust Farm in Norway, in 1874, and dates ... The largest viking ship ever found.

Right now, in Norway, a team of talented people are building a replica of the
largest viking ship ever found traces of in Norway.
It will be based on the ship named "Myklebust". The Myklebust, was found on the Myklebust Farm in Norway, in 1874, and dates back to the later 9th century.
It was found earlier than the two most well known ships called Gokstad and Oseberg, the thing that differs, is that the Myklebust was burned, while the Oseberg and Gokstad were found buried, and very intact.

The excavation and layers of coal tells us, that the ship had a length of
100ft (30m~), and a height of 13ft(4m~), the exact height up to the top of the mast is not known yet.

Within the burned grave, alongside the remains of one man, they found weapons, animal bones, and 44 shield bosses.This indicates that the ship is believed to have had 22 shields on each side.
The man was a high ranked royalty, some people think its King Audbjørn of the Fjords, Audbjørn is mentioned in the sagas and died in the Battle of Solskjel in 876.

The replica is built in a hall, in Nordfjordeid, not far from the Myklebust Farm, the construction started in the fall of 2016, and the Myklebust is set to launch in april 2019.
The Sagastad center will also be ready for visitors by then, it will be the place to present the findings and the story of the Myklebust, along with other historical objects found in the area.
The center will not only be a museum, but also a place for crafts, music, and social gatherings.

I'll get back with a post about the ship after the launch so you can see the result of this amazing piece.

Follow @sagastad_official to get an inside look of the creation.

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The sad and beautiful story of man's best friend Hachikō was born in 1923, near the city of Ōdate, ...
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The sad and beautiful story of man's best friend Hachikō was born in 1923, near the city of Ōdate, in Japan. As a puppy, he came to his new master, a professor at the Tokyo University named Hidesaburō Ueno. Ueno had searched for a pure bred Japanese Akita for a long time, he finally found one, ... The sad and beautiful story of man's best friend

Hachikō was born in 1923, near the city of Ōdate, in Japan.
As a puppy, he came to his new master, a professor at the Tokyo University named Hidesaburō Ueno.
Ueno had searched for a pure bred Japanese Akita for a long time, he finally found one, Hachikō and Ueno became the best of friends, and the two of them were inseparable.

Every day, Ueno would commute to his work, by the end of the day when he arrived to his home station, Hachikō would sit there, happily wagging his tail, waiting for his master to get off the train.
This was a daily routine, Hachikō knew exactly when he was supposed to leave home to get to the station, this routine continued for over a year, until one day, in May, 1925.

On this day, Hachikō, as usual, appeared at the station to greet his master, the train arrived, but Ueno was nowhere to be seen.
Earlier that day, during a lecture, he suffered a cerebral hemorrhage, and died.
Hachikō was left alone at the station while waiting for a master that never would come home again.
One of Ueno's former students, took Hachikō to the home of Ueno's former gardener, there he would find his new home.
The student learned about the special relationship of the master and his dog, and would frequently visit him.
The beautiful, and really sad part of this story, is that, each day, for the next nine years, Hachikō awaited Ueno's return.
As the daily routine went on, Hachikō still went to the station, waiting for his masters return every afternoon.
Hachikō passed away in 1935, he was found lifeless on the street, and the cause of death was both terminal cancer and a filaria infection.
After his death, Hachikō's remains were cremated and his ashes were buried next to his beloved master.
They were inseparable in life, and would continue to be so in death.

Hachikō's fur was preserved for everyone to see.
It's located in the National Science Museum of Japan in, Tokyo.
His faithfulness impressed the people of Japan as a spirit of family loyalty,
a bronze statue of the two together was made, and is seen outside the Shibuya train station.

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Today, it's been 73 years since the U.S dropped the first atomic bomb over Japan, the city of Hiroshima ...
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Today, it's been 73 years since the U.S dropped the first atomic bomb over Japan, the city of Hiroshima would turn into ash and ruins in the matter of seconds. The death toll is estimated to have been between 90 000 - 130 000, if they didn't die instantly by the bomb, many died during the following ... Today, it's been 73 years since the U.S dropped the first atomic bomb over Japan, the city of Hiroshima would turn into ash and ruins in the matter of seconds.
The death toll is estimated to have been between 90 000 - 130 000, if they didn't die instantly by the bomb, many died during the following months.
Tens of thousands injured with terrible marks that would follow them for the rest of their lives.

Three days later, the city of Nagasaki would share the same fate.

For the hope of humanity, let this be the first, and last time these weapons were used.

I will share some uncensored pictures on my other account @realityofhistory for those who are interested to see what the bombs did to those who managed to survive.

#japan #ww2 #wwii #world #war #end #history #us #usa #america #bomb #nuclear #burn #death #mushroom #cloud #terrible #fate #hiroshima
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A real pirate treasure This is one of very few, if not even the only authentic pirate treasure that's ...
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A real pirate treasure This is one of very few, if not even the only authentic pirate treasure that's been found. Parts of the treasure was recovered from the wreck of the Whydah gally, Whydah was under command of the famous pirate Samuel "Black Sam" Bellam, whom also gained the nickname ... A real pirate treasure

This is one of very few, if not even the only authentic pirate treasure that's been found.

Parts of the treasure was recovered from the wreck of the Whydah gally, Whydah was under command of the famous pirate Samuel "Black Sam" Bellam, whom also gained the nickname "The Prince of Pirates", due to his mercyful way of dealing with his piracy victims.
During his very short period as a pirate, captain Samuel became one of the wealthiest pirates out there.

Whydah sank during a storm near Cape Cod in Massachusetts, in 1717, killing everybody onboard, except two lucky ones, Black Sam wasn't one of them.

Alot of objects has been recovered from the wreck since it's discovery in 1984, 200,000 artifacts including coins, cannons, weapons, personal belongings etc.

It even has it's own museum, called
Whydah Pirate Museum in West Yarmouth, Massachusetts.

How can we be sure that this really was the Whydah? Simple, the bell on the ship was recovered, with the inscription "The Whydah Gally 1716"

Pictures - Richard T.Nowitz/Corbis, Matthew Prefontaine, Kenneth Garett

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A series of pictures showing Athens from around 1860-1890. Seems like a calm place, resting in ...
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A series of pictures showing Athens from around 1860-1890. Seems like a calm place, resting in the shadows of it's former glory, compared to todays tourist filled location. #greece #athens #tourist #attraction #tourism #parthenon #acropolis #city #capital #ancient #temple #god #classical A series of pictures showing Athens from around 1860-1890.

Seems like a calm place, resting in the shadows of it's former glory, compared to todays tourist filled location.

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A beautiful love story from the 18th century. It's a dark and cold night in the end of September ...
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A beautiful love story from the 18th century. It's a dark and cold night in the end of September 1789, Sweden is again at war with Russia (1788-90), the scene takes place in todays southern Finland. A young man named Didrik Bildt(1756-1848) participates, together with 200 men, in a charge ... A beautiful love story from the 18th century.

It's a dark and cold night in the end of September 1789, Sweden is again at war with Russia (1788-90), the scene takes place in todays southern Finland.
A young man named Didrik Bildt(1756-1848) participates, together with 200 men, in a charge against the Russian fortifications.
The swedes are victorious with a cost of 60 lives, and many wounded, Didrik is one of them.

Stung by a rapier and badly hit in the leg by a musket ball, he is so injured, that an amputation must be done directly to save his life.
He recovers from the wounds, but the result is a wooden leg that would follow him through the rest of his life.

In dispair, he removes his engagement ring, writes a letter to his beloved girl back home, named Margareta.
The letter says: "You gave your faith and your heart to a warrior, not a cripple, therefore i return this ring"
She recieves the letter and the ring, and the anwser she gives to her love is something beautiful, that shows true love between two humans. "My dear Didrik, I love your heart, not your leg. Keep the ring". Didrik returned home, married Margareta, reached the rank of colonel, had four children, and lived together with the love of his life until she passed away in 1815, Didrik would live on until 1848.

The coat(surtout) he wore that night, is preserved at the army museum in Stockholm, you can see the small patch on the coat where the ball hit.

Pictures- Armémuseum

#armemuseum #army #museum #love #story #husband #wife #truelove #history #married #couple #clothes #russia #sweden #sverige #ryssland #finland #war #wound
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Sue, is the name given to the largest, and best preserved Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil ever found, ...
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Sue, is the name given to the largest, and best preserved Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil ever found, over 90% of the dinosaur was recovered. The fossil was discovered in 1990, by the paleontologist, Sue Hendrickson, hence the name. A great debate regarding ownership disputes occured ... Sue, is the name given to the largest, and best preserved Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil ever found, over 90% of the dinosaur was recovered.
The fossil was discovered in 1990, by the paleontologist, Sue Hendrickson, hence the name.

A great debate regarding ownership disputes occured after the fossil was found, a five year custody battle ended in a public auction in 1997.
The Field Museum of Natural History, in Chicago, bought Sue for a final cost reaching over $8 million, this would be the highest amount ever paid for a dinosaur fossil.

Studies made, shows that Sue had a damaged shoulder blade, a torn tendon in the right arm, most likely from a struggle with another animal.
Broken ribs were also seen, some were healed, indicating that she survived the struggle.
How Sue died, will continue to be unknown.

The original skull, which had most of the teeth intact, is not attached to the mount, subsequent study would be difficult since the head rises 4 m (13 ft) above the ground.
Some parts of the skull appeared distorted, therefore, the museum made a cast of the skull, and attached this cast instead of the original skull, removing the distortions, thus showing what the original skull may have looked like.
The cast skull was also lighter, allowing it to be displayed on the mount without the help of something that kept the skull in place from beneath.
The original is exhibited in a case nearby.
While measuring 12.3 meters (40 ft), 3.7 m (12 ft) tall,
Sue now lives again, after 67 million years, as a permanent exhibition at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois.

The fossil have been disassembled in 2018, to get a new home within the museum, and will be back in 2019.

If you haven't seen it already, there is a great documentary called 'Dinosaur 13', that tells you the whole story about Sue.

Photos- The Field Museum

#museum #skeleton #fossil #sue #dinosaur #history #animal #trex #tyrannosaurusrex #chicago #illinois #museumofnaturalhistory #nature #world
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On this day, 74 years ago, the Warsaw Uprising began. The Polish resistance made an attempt to ...
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On this day, 74 years ago, the Warsaw Uprising began. The Polish resistance made an attempt to throw out the German forces from Warsaw when the Red Army approached the city. Due to a short stop in the Soviet offensive, the Germans could regroup their forces and fight the resistance, but ... On this day, 74 years ago, the Warsaw Uprising began.

The Polish resistance made an attempt to throw out the German forces from Warsaw when the Red Army approached the city.
Due to a short stop in the Soviet offensive, the Germans could regroup their forces and fight the resistance, but with alot of casualties.
The Uprising lasted for 63~ days and ended with a German victory.
Warsaw was left in ruins, the majority of the city was completely destroyed, the Germans continued the demolishion after the uprising aswell.
As Himmler said "The city must completely disappear from the surface of the earth and serve only as a transport station for the army. No stone can remain standing. Every building must be razed to its foundation." Around 15-16 000 of the resistance were dead or missing, up to 200 000 civilians had lost their lives, and up to 700 000 were expelled from the city, many of them sent to various camps, while the rest were transported to various locations in the German occupied Poland and released.
The majority of the survivors that fought the Germans, were sent to various POW camps in Germany

#polish #poland #army #wwii #ww2 #europe #deutschland #germany #europe #history #warsaw #city #history #europe
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REALLY? Someone reported my post that i did about the Narvik War Museum, and IG took it down, of ...
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REALLY? Someone reported my post that i did about the Narvik War Museum, and IG took it down, of course someone had to because it contained swastikas, but a MUSEUM?! If Instagram won't tolerate historical symbols and objects from one of the deadliest conflicts in history, fine, hide it. ... REALLY?

Someone reported my post that i did about the Narvik War Museum, and IG took it down, of course someone had to because it contained swastikas, but a MUSEUM?!
If Instagram won't tolerate historical symbols and objects from one of the deadliest conflicts in history, fine, hide it. I will never post a swastika here again without blurring it out, i won't risk my account being taken down of this silly rule, almost like i can't post a picture from Nazi Germany anymore.

Cover the symbols from the past so people forget how they were used, if people use them for spreading hate, remove it. Historical purpose? Keep it, simple

I'll guess i have to keep the historical objects related to Nazi Germany to my sub-account @realityofhistory aswell.

Sorry IG, i can understand that you remove some brutal content (but allowing other wierd stuff?) but historical objects? Never.

I'll post them all tomorrow on my sub-account, have to re-write everything again since i didn't save the text.

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Lofoten War Museum #6 Last one, enjoy!
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Soviet soldiers raising the red flag on top of the Brandenburger Tor in the heart of Berlin after ...
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Soviet soldiers raising the red flag on top of the Brandenburger Tor in the heart of Berlin after the German surrender in May 1945. #ww2 #russia #soviet #deutschland #brandenburgertor #horse #sculpture #iconic #architecture #germany #world #war #flag #soviet Soviet soldiers raising the red flag on top of the Brandenburger Tor in the heart of Berlin after the German surrender in May 1945.

#ww2 #russia #soviet #deutschland #brandenburgertor #horse #sculpture #iconic #architecture #germany #world #war #flag #soviet
Martin Routh (1755-1854) was an classical scholar and president of Magdalen College, in Oxford from ...
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Martin Routh (1755-1854) was an classical scholar and president of Magdalen College, in Oxford from 1791 until his death in 1854. He is one of very few during his time to resist fashion and keep the clothing style that he used to wear during his younger years, wig, trencher cap and cassock. He ... Martin Routh (1755-1854) was an
classical scholar and president of Magdalen College, in Oxford from 1791 until his death in 1854.

He is one of very few during his time to resist fashion and keep the clothing style that he used to wear during his younger years,
wig, trencher cap and cassock.

He is seen here during his final years in his white wig from the 18th century, it might be the only picture taken of a man still wearing an everyday white wig, it's like a quick look into the later half of the 18th century.
The photo of him is taken in the late 1840's,
his horsehair wig is preserved and located at the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford.

#england #britain #british #teacher #classic #old #man #history #oxford #museum #wig #style #school #president #college #man #human #photo
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A human brain from 1628. In the first picture you can see a complete brain(but dry and shrunken) ...
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A human brain from 1628. In the first picture you can see a complete brain(but dry and shrunken) that belonged to a member of the crew aboard the Vasa ship(which i made a post about recently), the remains of the body was found stuck between a gun carriage and the hull on the battery deck. You ... A human brain from 1628.

In the first picture you can see a complete brain(but dry and shrunken) that belonged to a member of the crew aboard the Vasa ship(which i made a post about recently), the remains of the body was found stuck between a gun carriage and the hull on the battery deck.
You can see his legs with preserved shoes in the second picture, and the rest shows the ship after they brought her to the surface in 1961, after 333 years under water.

#vasa #ship #brain #history #historia #stockholm #sweden #europe #wreck #wood #water
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Christian Davies(1667-1739), or Kit Cavanagh is the most well known female to disguise herself ...
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Christian Davies(1667-1739), or Kit Cavanagh is the most well known female to disguise herself as a man to join the army. It's said that she joined the army to find her husband Richard Welsh,who had ended up in the British army under unclear circumstances. Unwilling to lose her husband, ... Christian Davies(1667-1739), or Kit Cavanagh is the most well known female to disguise herself as a man to join the army.

It's said that she joined the army to find her husband Richard Welsh,who had ended up in the British army under unclear circumstances.
Unwilling to lose her husband, she placed their children in the care of her mother, cut her hair and joined the army in 1693.
She first served in the infantry during The Nine Years War, wounded she ended up captured by the French during the Battle of Landen(1693), but was later exchanged and returned.
She enlisted again, this time to end up with the 2nd Royal North British Dragoons, where she would stay until the war ended in 1697.
When the War of Spanish Succession began in 1701, she enlisted again in the same unit, now known as the Scots Greys.
During the Battle of Schellenberg(1704) she was wounded again, this time by a musket ball in her upper thigh, but that didn't stop her.
After the Battle of Blenheim(1704) she found her husband after thirteen years of searching.
It's said that she saw him with a Dutch girl, and refused to go back to him and remained in her unit instead.

The two of them, despite her anger remained close to each other, and he agreed to not reveal her identity.
During the Battle of Ramillies(1706) she fractured her skull, when the doctor treated her, he discovered her true identity.
After hearing her story, the commander ordered that her pay should continue while she remained in the army for treatment.
When she was well enough, she was discharged.
She was allowed to stay with the army as a wife to her husband under the name of Mrs. Welsh.
She is said to have been a faithful wife, while her husband was the opposite, and continued to see other women. One of his lovers followed the army, which made Mrs. Welsh so angry that she attacked the woman, cutting of her nose.
Her husband died at The Battle of Malplaquet(1709).
She returned home, married and opened a pub, but the years in the army had left her unsuited to a normal life, she and her husband moved around alot.
In her final years she stayed at the Royal Hospital Chelsea as a pensioner, and was buried with full military honours.
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Two sisters, the RMS Titanic to the right and the RMS Olympic to the left in Belfast, March 1912. In ...
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Two sisters, the RMS Titanic to the right and the RMS Olympic to the left in Belfast, March 1912. In the following series you can see a bunch of interior photos from the Titanic, sadly there are no known photos taken of Titanic's famoud grand staircase. There are a few photos of the Olympic's ... Two sisters, the RMS Titanic to the right and the RMS Olympic to the left in Belfast, March 1912.

In the following series you can see a bunch of interior photos from the Titanic, sadly there are no known photos taken of Titanic's famoud grand staircase.
There are a few photos of the Olympic's grand staircase, which is presumed to have been similar to the one inside the Titanic since they were in the same class.
That's why i included them as the final pictures.

The Olympic class included Titanic, Olympic and Britannic, all three were designed to be the largest and most luxurious passenger ships in the world at the time.

Titanic as we know, hit an iceberg in 1912, Britannic was used as a hospital ship during World War I, and went down after she hit a mine in 1916.
The Olympic was the only one to have a successfull career, she also served in the war as a troopship but returned as a civilian ocean liner afterwards.
She was sold for scrap in 1935, and completely torn down in 1937.

#ship #boat #ireland #belfast #olympic #titanic #history #famous #water #class #luxery #ocean #liner #white #star #ww1 #world #war
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Not a historical post but a historical theme which some might find interesting. Visited the Ice ...
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Not a historical post but a historical theme which some might find interesting. Visited the Ice Bar in Stockholm(@icebarstockholm)today, it's created with a historical norse mythology theme this year. Runes, rune stone, part of a viking ship and a throne, completely made of ice. From ... Not a historical post but a historical theme which some might find interesting.

Visited the Ice Bar in Stockholm(@icebarstockholm)today, it's created with a historical norse mythology theme this year.
Runes, rune stone, part of a viking ship and a throne, completely made of ice.
From the same artists that creates the world famous Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi, in the north of Sweden every year.

#ice #bar #stockholmicebar #sweden #stockholm #history #rune #runes #winter #cold #hotel #fun #drink #bar
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