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February 3, 1959. Ritchie Valens lies in the foreground, Buddy Holly is next and J.P. "Big Bopper" Richardson's body was thrown over the fence.

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Police worked a homicide case in 1918 after children found the body of Gaspare Candella stuffed in a burlap-covered drum out in the middle of a Brooklyn field

Actual photo of survivors of the Andes plane crash in 1972. Note the human spinal column picked clean in the lower right... - Imgur

Charles Lindbergh Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr., 20-month-old son of the famous aviator and Anne Morrow Lindbergh, was kidnapped about 9:00 p.m., on March 1, 1932, from the nursery on the second floor of the Lindbergh home near Hopewell, New Jersey.

Amelia Earhart with her students, 1936. Probably at Oakland. Look at the confident smiles on these talented women!

German commando Gunther Billing in US Army fatigues as US Army MPs tie his hands behind him before facing the firing squad. Billing was one of a group of German commandos who infiltrated US lines during the Battle of the Ardennes (Dec 1944) wearing US Army uniforms. Speaking fluent American English, the commandos proceeded to spread havoc and confusion in the rear. After their capture, most of them faced the firing squad.

A Polaroid taken by Margaret Bourke-White during the liberation of Buchenwald of an unknown American soldier showing pieces of the human skin collection that belonged to “The Beast of Buchenwald,” IIse Koch.