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The Most Iconic Photographs From National Geographic's 125-Year History

The Most Iconic Photographs From National Geographic's 125-Year History. Perhaps the most iconic National Geographic photo, Steve McCurry snapped this picture of an Afghan girl in a Pakistan refugee camp in 1984. It almost went unnoticed, until one editor rescued it from a pile and stuck it on the June 1985 Cover. Absolutely stunning photo. #nationalgeographic

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Portraits of tribal chiefs and hunters from Alberta's First Nations

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Illustrated history of the Blitz

Despite blackout restrictions, German aircraft only had just to follow the Thames into London. Typically, the first wave of bombers would drop incendiaries, both to maximise damage and further light the sky for their colleagues who were just behind them.

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‘When Evelyn Manesta, one of the Manchester suffragettes, refused to pose for a picture, a guard was brought in to restrain her in front of the camera. But when the photograph of Evelyn Manesta appeared, the arm had been removed. The photographer had acted on official instructions to doctor the photograph so that it would be less controversial.’

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Britain's colonial shame: Slave-owners given huge payouts after abolition

Britain's colonial shame: Slave-owners given huge payouts after abolition - Home News - UK - The Independent

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May the 4th be with you every one I have bad news ASHOKA DIED <<< OMG STOP IT SHE WAS MY FAVORITE CHARACTER YOU LOON

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How the Wild West REALLY looked: Gorgeous sepia-tinted pictures show the landscape as it was charted for the very first time

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White Rose: The Germans who tried to topple Hitler

Lilo Furst-Ramdohr in 1942 - and today (picture: Domenic Saller) Now thats a brave lady

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