What you are looking at here is the largest plane ever to have been built. the cow Kalinin K-7 was an experimental aircraft designed and tested and the Soviet Union early in the 1930's. The project never went past experimental as it was much too heavy of an aircraft to be efficient.
You're probably wondering what is a random high school basketball photo and this gallery... The man sitting directly in the center of this Hawaiian high school basketball team is none other than our current president of the United States, Barack Obama. Punahou High in Oahu is where POTUS attended high school.
A series a bomb tests were conducted at Bikini Atoll in 1954 with the code-named, Operation Castle. The hydrogen bomb was detonated on March 1, 1954. What resulted in the test was a 15 Megaton nuclear explosion which was about 1,000 times more powerful than each of the A-bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki during the second World War.
This is the last photo ever taken of Adolf Hitler. The photograph of him was taken on April 30th 1945. He would go on to pass away later that day.
Most are aware that's the king of rock and roll served for a couple years in the military after being called up in the draft. He served from 1958 to 1960 ranking as high as a sergeant. At the time that he was drafted he had already achieved fame and popularity and was one of the most well-known names in the world of entertainment
The woman in this photograph is Simone Segouin. She traveled from Chartres to become a French Resistance fighter and help to liberate the French. She was only 18 years old and had the war name of "Nicole Minet."
This stable was built in 1858. It offered horseshoeing and was the Butterfield Overland Stage headquarters. It was on Spring near First street at the time. The address was 145 Spring St, Los Angeles.
Santa Monica Beachgoers, 1900
Skara Brae is often regarded as one of the best preserved European villages from the Stone Age. Before it was re discovered it was covered for hundreds of years by sand. In 1850 there was a great storm that finally exposed the village. Experts believe that it was the sand in the dwellings actually preserved the stone. The original inhabitants abandoned the village in 2500 BC when the weather conditions changed making it too cold.
Calakmul was hidden inside the Mexican jungles before it was uncovered. It is located in the Mexican state of Campeche. It was once a very powerful city. With help of its neighboring allies it challenged the supremacy of Tikal.
This site is now located in modern day Tunisia. It was once the city of Carthage, a major power point in the Mediterranean. At its height it was a thriving city. In 146 BC the Romans destroyed the city in a rampage. It was a horrific scene, they raped, enslaved, captured and set the city on fire. After the damage was done the Romans rebuilt Carthage recreating it as one of the Empire’s largest city with great importance. It remained this way until it's second attack during the Muslim conquest in 698 AD.
This site has one of the longest building history ever, it has the history building of more than one thousand years. This site is called Sanchi. It all started in the 3rd century BC with the stupas. It finished after the completion of Buddhist temples and monasteries. They are now all in ruins. Sanchi was abounded in the 13th century after the fall of Buddhism in India. It was rediscovered in 1818
The Great Zimbabwe was a complex city, spread over a very large area of present day Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe is actually named after these ruins. Experts named it “Great” to identify it against other hundred small ruins also known as Zimbabwes. It was built by the Bantu people in the 11th century