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Flahses from our past – 003

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1893. American ‘Case’ steam tractor

 

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1899. Tsar Nicholas II (far left) foolong around with Greek Prince Nicholas and their friend

 

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1913. The french-made submarine-transport ship SS Kangouroo in Marseille. It’s built in 1912 especially for submarine-transporting to south -american countries

 

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Cca. 1912. Dr. Vincenz Czerny (1842-1916) with Dr. Levi Cooper Lane performing surgery in front of audience in a surgical amphitheater at Cooper Medical College

 

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1917. Steel spring ‘tire’ created as a substitute tire because of a shortage of rubber in Germany during World War I

 

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1939. Hitler with Olga Chekhova, russian-origin german actress. In 1945 the soviets drag away to Moscow, but release after couple of months. Some historians suspect her spying. After she’s back to West-Germany featured some unsuccesful Hollywood-movie and later founded a cosmetic company

 

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1940. Peter Schiff, Anne Frank’s first childhood crush. He died in Auschwitz

 

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1943. Soviet PTRD-team (armor-piercing rifle) practices anti-air fire

 

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1943. USS St Louis. Elevated view looking aft from the bow showing damage sustained from a japanese torpedo-hit during the Battle of Kolombangare (Solomon-Islands). Photo taken at San Francisco, Mare Island Naval Shipyard

 

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1945. Many thousands of Danish people turned out to watch a display given by the RAF at Copenhagen. The Queen of Denmark was among the spectators. It was estimated that 80 000 bicycles were parked whilst their owners watched the flying display

 

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1955. First three french Renault-based Alpine A106 sportcars. Production started in 1955 in factory in Dieppe where 250 piece of A106 built

 

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1958. Vladimir Putin on his mother’s lap

 

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Second half of 1980-s. South-African military elite motorbike squad in Angolan war

 

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1982. “Alcoholism vs. Communism”. Scotland fans at the 1982 World Cup game against USSR in Malaga, Spain. Result: 2:2, but with better goal difference soviets reached semi-final where Poland beat’em

 

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1983. Michael Jordan basketball player in his college dorm room. His career’s turning point was when he won the 1982 NCAA Championship with his team and later the olympic games in 1984. Hes left the college and started to play in NBA

 

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1991. Eruption column from Mount Pinatubo taken from US Clark Air Base in Philippines 16 km away from the volcano

 

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1994. Former soviet BTR-80 armored troop carrier Russian GAZ-3934 armored car designed for money and value transfers

 

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1997. 7 years old “two-head-girl” Abigail and Brittany Hensel conjoined twins from Minnesota are in swimmming pool

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18+!

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1920. Lynching the 16 years old Lige Daniels. This is a postcard(!) depicting the lynching of Lige Daniels, Center, Texas, USA, August 3, 1920. The back reads, “He killed Earl’s grandma. She was Florence’s mother. Give this to Bud. From Aunt Myrtle.”

 

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