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    Jesse Owens won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics, which were held in Nazi Germany.

    The Iconic Photo That Sent Shock Waves Throughout The World, 1968 Olympics

    Jackie Kennedy reaches for help after President JFK is shot in Dallas, Texas 1963.

    On August 7, 1994 in Oakville, Washington, gelatinous blobs began falling from the sky. Once the globs fell, almost everyone in Oakville started to develop severe, flu-like symptoms that lasted anywhere from 7 weeks to 3 months. Finally, after exposure to the goo caused his mother to fall ill, one resident sent a sample of the blobs for testing. What the technicians discovered was shocking – the globs contained human white blood cells. (click for more)

    “The world must know what happened, and never forget.” At the end of the Second World War, General Ike Eisenhower made the decision to personally visit as many Nazi concentration camps as he possible could. His reason? He felt compelled to document the camps, their appalling conditions and the brave souls who survived it. He anticipated a time when the Nazi atrocities might be downplayed or even denied, and as such ordered the filming and photographing of camps as they were liberated

    In 1936, Adolf Hitler hosted the #Olympics in Berlin, intending for them to be a showcase of Aryan supremacy. American Jesse Owens shattered that goal when he won four gold medals in track & field.

    Amazing Photos From History That Most People Have Never Seen Before

    An Iranian woman in 1960, before the Islamic Revolution

    .Know your history!!

    Vintage 1933 Pre-WWII Germany Hitler Medal Coin, Unc.

    Quote from Jesse Owens regarding the 1936 Olympics in Berlin: "Hitler didn't snub me – it was FDR who snubbed me. The president didn't even send me a telegram." On the other hand, Hitler sent Owens a commemorative inscribed cabinet photograph of himself.

    A French woman has her head shaved as punishment for having had personal relations with the Germans. Montelimar area, August 29, 1944.

    The 1968 Olympics Black Power Salute: African American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos raise their fists in a gesture of solidarity at the 1968 Olympic games. Australian Silver medalist Peter Norman wore an Olympic Project for Human Rights badge in support of their protest. Both Americans were expelled from the games as a result.

    The brave and principled gentleman in this photograph. The real Claus von Stauffenberg who was behind the 1944 plot to kill Hitler. He was executed and deemed a traitor until later years when Germans build a memorial to him and the others behind the attempt to save the destruction of Germany from Hitler. They KNEW if their plan failed they would be executed.

    Bobbi Gibb, first woman to run the Boston Marathon in 1966, running without a number because women were not allowed into the race.

    Deadliest School Shooting in U.S. History. Looks like it's at wounded knee, not a school. I still haven't researched it...

    This Day in History: Jul 18, 1976: Nadia Comăneci - first person in Olympic Games history to score a perfect 10

    Slave Ship. Amazing to see a real photo. So chilling. A part of history we are told to "get over".

    Jewish prisoners at the moment of their liberation from a death train near the Elbe. Photograph by Major Clarence L. Benjamin. Germany, April 1945.

    Countries everywhere were putting signs up all over their country asking for help from their citizens. During WW1 soldiers were dying rapidly, specifically 230 an hour. Countries like Germany and Britain were recruiting boys younger than 18, because war offices didn't have time or need to check. These young men were known as "Boy Soldiers". Over the war these boys caused a controversy between officials despite the fact they were doing it for their country.

    Jesse Owens and his wife Ruth arrive home from the 1936 Berlin Olympics. The son of a sharecropper and grandson of slaves, Owens won a record 4 gold medals in the presence of Adolph Hitler. Owens said, “When I came back to my native country... I couldn’t ride in the front of the bus. I had to go to the back door. I couldn’t live where I wanted. I wasn’t invited to shake hands with Hitler, but I wasn’t invited to the White House to shake hands with the President, either.”