11 Compelling Moments In History From Around The World

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11 Compelling Moments In History From Around The World

Whether it's the underground opium dens of New York, the unearthing the buried treasures of Egypt or an ominous Nazi ceremony these 14 compelling vintage photographs will change the way you view the past.

Each highlight unique flashpoints in popular culture, our ever-changing values and above all, provide a yardstick to measure the progress and evolution society has undergone.

1. American girl running the gauntlet of Italian men, 1951

2. Starved prisoners, nearly dead from hunger, pose in concentration camp May 7, 1945 in Ebensee, Austria. The camp was reputedly used for 'scientific' experiments.

3. Mahatma Gandhi is greeted by a crowd of UK female textile workers in 1931

4. Jackie Kennedy kisses the casket of JFK in the Capitol rotunda. Nov. 24, 1963

5. Che Guevara and Fidel Castro fishing, 1960

6. Howard Carter, the British explorer who opened the tomb of Tutankhamun in 1922

7. Two girls walking down the street in Cape Town in 1965

8. American Patrons Smoking Opium in an Opium Den, Chinatown, New York, 1925

9. Al Capones Soup Kitchen During Great Depression, Chicago Illinois in 1931

10. A Japanese plane is shot down during the Battle of Saipan in 1944

11. Annual midnight swearing-in of Nazi SS troops, Feldherrnhalle, Munich, 1938

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