25+ Rare Photos You’ll Never See in Textbooks

Many people consider that history can be a bit boring because of how history books present it to us. A lot of things that happened in the world are not reflected in what they teach us in school, and perhaps seeing the events of history from another perspective can change the way of thinking of some. The following list of images compiles a series of historical moments that many do not know but from another angle.

40. A picture of little John F. Kennedy Jr. "flying" the presidential plane in 1963.

Image credits: JFK Library

Image credits: JFK Library

39. In this 1947 image, we can see little Freddie Mercury in his mother's arms.

Image credits: Tumblr/Jer Bulsara

Image credits: Tumblr/Jer Bulsara

38. An image of rebellion. This was taken during the execution of a communist in Germany, 1919.

Image credits: Reddit

Image credits: Reddit

37. Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd, resting after filming several scenes on the set of 'Ghostbusters,' in 1984.

Image credits: Flickr/Liam Carter

Image credits: Flickr/Liam Carter

36. An image of Sean Connery signing a coconut for a small Jamaican child during the filming of 'Dr. No' in 1962.

Image credits: Flickr/Liam Carter

Image credits: Flickr/Liam Carter

35. This photograph shows the first gay pride parade in Philadelphia, which took place in June 1972.

Image credits: Flickr/Liam Carter

Image credits: Flickr/Liam Carter

34. A group of soldiers from the Hermann Göring division showing one of the lost trophies of the war in 1944.

Image credits: Wikimedia

Image credits: Wikimedia

33. An image taken in 1940 that few people have seen of who is currently the Queen of England, Elizabeth II.

Image credits: Flickr/Marina Amaral

Image credits: Flickr/Marina Amaral

32. This group of Soviet female snipers from the 3rd Shock Army, 1st Belarusian Front, shoot 775 German soldiers.

Image credits: Flickr/Liam Carter

Image credits: Flickr/Liam Carter

31. A rare image of Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash hanging around in Memphis, 1957.

Image credits: Flickr/Liam Carter

Image credits: Flickr/Liam Carter

30. An iconic image of The Twin Towers of New York one year before its construction was completed, 1972.

Image credits: Flickr/Liam Carter

Image credits: Flickr/Liam Carter

29. A very particular image in which we can see Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali together in 1963.

Image credits: Flickr/Liam Carter

Image credits: Flickr/Liam Carter

28. This photograph depicts A.N. Tupolev and S.V. Ilyushin, two of the leading designers of Soviet aircraft.

Image credits: Абрамочкин Юрий

Image credits: Абрамочкин Юрий

27. An image of the vacations of Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Warren G. Harding (the 29th President of the USA) and Harvey Samuel Firestone (the founder of Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.)

Image credits: Wikimedia

Image credits: Wikimedia

26. A group of Scottish soldiers enjoying a small period of peace in 1916.

Image credits: Flickr/Nationaal Archief

Image credits: Flickr/Nationaal Archief

25. This image shows how Japanese soldiers bathed during the Russo-Japanese War in 1904.

Image credits: Tumblr/historicaltimes

Image credits: Tumblr/historicaltimes

24. This photograph shows a half-naked agent of the FBI delivering $ 1 million to aircraft hijackers in 1972.

Image credits: James Kerlin

Image credits: James Kerlin

23. This peculiar image shows a shoe store in 1900 with an owner very different from the ones we usually see.

Image credits: all-that-is-interesting

Image credits: all-that-is-interesting

22. This image portrays the lives of people in the Republic of Biafra, Nigeria, during the Civil War in 1968.

Image credits: Wikipedia/Gilles Caron

Image credits: Wikipedia/Gilles Caron

21. This pair of images shows the before and after of Nagasaki after being hit by the explosion of an atomic bomb, 1945.

Image credits: Wikimedia

Image credits: Wikimedia

20. A bizarre image in which we see a dove sitting on Fidel Castro's shoulder during one of his speeches on January 8, 1959.

Image credits: AP

Image credits: AP

19. This bra design was trendy in the 40s and 50s. It would be very strange fad nowadays.

Image credits: Vintag - Reddit/KapitanKurt

Image credits: Vintag - Reddit/KapitanKurt

18. An historical image in which we can see Marilyn Monroe filming her iconic scene of 'The Seven Year Itch.'

Image credits: Bored Panda

Image credits: Bored Panda

17. Bob Dylan, Mick Jagger, and Keith Richards, sharing during Jagger's 29th birthday party in July 1972.

Image credits: Bored Panda

Image credits: Bored Panda

16. This raw image captures how the last public execution by guillotine in 1939 was.

Image credits: Rare Historical Photos

Image credits: Rare Historical Photos

15. A group of Nazis selecting several Hungarian Jews to be sent to the gas chamber in the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Image credits: Ap Images

Image credits: Ap Images

14. This image was taken from the edge of Nevada and shows the process of filling concrete of the columns of the Hoover Dam in 1934.

Image credits: Alex Stephens

Image credits: Alex Stephens

13. The US Coast Guard Cutter Spencer minutes after destroying the U-175 Nazi submarine on April 17, 1943.

Image credits: Jess W. January

Image credits: Jess W. January

12. This is the last picture that exists of Vladimir Lenin after having suffered three strokes and being completely mute, 1923

Image credits: Rare Historical Photos

Image credits: Rare Historical Photos

11. In this picture, you can see Eduard Bloch, Jewish doctor of the Hitler family, in 1938. Hitler called him a "noble Jew," and he remained under his protection.

Image credits: Bundesarchiv

Image credits: Bundesarchiv

10. This image shows the Reichstag after being scribbled by the Soviet troops after taking Berlin in 1945

Image credits: Life

Image credits: Life

9. This image shows a Jewish woman in Austria hiding her face to avoid being recognized for sitting on a park-bench marked "Only for Jews."

Image credits: Institute for Contemporary History and Wiener Library

Image credits: Institute for Contemporary History and Wiener Library

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8. This huge device was known as "The gadget," and it was the first existing atomic bomb, 1945

Image credits: Los Alamos National Laboratory

Image credits: Los Alamos National Laboratory

7. An image of Jennie Macgregor, who was arrested in Minneapolis on April 10, 1924, for dispensing alcoholic beverages using these giant flasks.

Image credits: Bored Panda

Image credits: Bored Panda

6. The last banzai acclamation made by the team of the Japanese carrier Zuikaku before their ship sinks in 1944.

Image credits: Kazutoshi Hando

Image credits: Kazutoshi Hando

5. An image of the typical boxing matches that occurred aboard US ships. New York, July 3, 1899

Image credits: Bored Panda

Image credits: Bored Panda

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4. Two people putting the final touches on the "The Fat Man," the atomic bomb that was launched in Nagasaki on August 9, 1945.

Image credits: Bored Panda

Image credits: Bored Panda

3. In this picture, we can see a young Hitler celebrating the beginning of the First World War with a large group of people, 1914

Image credits: Rare Historical Photos

Image credits: Rare Historical Photos

2. A strange image of the Eiffel Tower during the Nazi occupation of Paris in 1940.

Image credits: Bored Panda

Image credits: Bored Panda

1. This photograph shows an American evacuee beating a man from South Vietnam to take his place during the evacuation of Saigon in 1975.

Image credits: Bored Panda

Image credits: Bored Panda

Each one of these images shows very particular moments of the history we know, and some moments that we did not even know had happened because they became part of the collective history of the world without being reflected in the education we received. Which of these historical moments do you find most shocking? Do not forget to leave your opinions in the comments section and share this article with other lovers of history.

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