45 Photos Of Famous Moments in History from a Different Angle

You’ve probably seen some of these iconic moments in our history. But have you seen them from a different perspective? Taking a look at these historic photos from another angle, we can learn so much more interesting things from our past.

1. A view from behind the Lincoln statue during Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech (August 28, 1963)

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2. The recording of the MGM Lion (1929)

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3. A photograph taken by Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition to the South Pole, before they perished on their return journey (1910)

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4. German prisoners react to footage of concentration camps (1945)

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5. The models of “American Gothic” stand next to the painting

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6. The Hollywood sign, shortly after it was installed. It originally read “Hollywoodland” (1923)

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7. The Beatles during their shoot for Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)

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8. Race organisers attempt to stop Kathrine Switzer from competing in the Boston Marathon. She became the first woman to finish the race (1967)

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9. The traffic jam at the Brandenburg Gate as East and West Germans cross freely on the first Saturday after the fall of the Berlin Wall (November, 1989)

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10. The filming of Batman and Robin.

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11. Spectators standing upon couches, tables and chairs to see the signing of the treaty of Versailles and the end of World War I (1919)

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12. Fidel Castro enjoying ice cream during a visit to a US military camp (1959)

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13. The iceberg thought to have sunk the Titanic. Black and red paint is smeared along the side (1912)

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14. Wilbur Wright circles the Statue of Liberty in the Model A (September 29, 1909)

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15. African Americans protest against the war in Vietnam during the Harlem Peace (March 1967)

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16. The “Tank Man” stand off in Tiananmen Square. “Tank Man” is to the left of the digger (1989)

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17. The aftermath of Victory over Japan in New York (August 14, 1945)

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18. The last few prisoners of Alcatraz leave as the prison is shut down for good (1963)

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19. Neil Armstrong photographed by Buzz Aldrin, shortly after walking on the moon (1969)

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20. An injured survivor of the Hindenburg smokes as he is carried to safety (May 6, 1937)

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21. An over the shoulder view of JFK’s “Ich bin ein Berliner” speech (1963)

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22. The only known photograph of Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg, before giving his famous address (November 19, 1863)

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23. Howard Carter Looking through the open doors of Tutankhamun’s Shrine (January 1924)

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24. An East German guard passes a flower through a gap in the Berlin Wall on the morning it was torn down (1989)

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25. Three men run in the marathon at the first modern Olympic Games (1896)

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26. Norway receive their first ever shipment of bananas (1905)

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27. Mourners climb telephone poles to get a view of Gandhi’s funeral procession (1948)

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28. Enlisted men aboard an American ship hear the news of Japan’s surrender (1945)

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29. The first ever underground train journey. Edgware Road Station, London (1862)

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30. A photo taken in secret of the Supreme Court in session, one of only two ever taken (1932)

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31. A large crowd, made up of many African Americans, mourn the death of Abraham Lincoln outside the Courthouse in Vicksburg, Mississippi (1865)

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32. Salvador Dali kisses the hand of Raquel Welch after finishing his famous portrait of her (1965)

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33. The very first Rockefeller Christmas Tree is revealed to the public (1931)

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34. View from the top on the opening day of the Empire State Building (1931)

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35. Bird’s eye view of JFK’s funeral in the Capitol Building (November 1963)

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36. Iranian forces look out at the iconic view of burning oil fields set alight by Iraqi forces during the Gulf War (1990)

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37. Abraham Lincoln and General George McClellan in the general’s tent at Antietam (October 3, 1862)

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38. Traffic on the Golden Gate Bridge moments after it opened seen from atop one of the arches (1937)

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39. The back of the Hoover Dam just before it was submerged and never seen again (1936)

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40. The unfinished Washington monument, abandoned after funds ran out and civil war broke out (c. 1857 – 75)

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41. The photographs that inspired Norman Rockwell.

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42. Jacqueline Kennedy backstage watching her husband during the first televised debate against Richard Nixon (1960)

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43. Massive crowds gather for Woodstock (1969)

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44. Director Alfred Hitchcock on set during the filming of “The Birds” (c. 1962)

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45. Onlookers react to the explosion of the Challenger shuttle (January 28, 1986)

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