15 Historical Pictures That Are Really Shocking

Monday, Jan 18, 2016, 9:45 pm
By:James Fraser


The world was a completely different place a couple of centuries back. Until the 19th century, there was little to no good technology. The 19th century was the beginning of a completely new era the humans may not have imagined before. There was electricity. There were automobiles. Scientists developed advanced guns, bombs, and fighter jets that have taken wars to an all new level. The following fifteen shocking pictures will take you back to the 19th and 20th centuries, to show some of the shocking and interesting moments of the scary olden days.
4.This Powerful Picture of a Soldier Passing a Flower through the Berlin Wall

Berlin Wall was constructed by East Germany to keep the country's professionals, intellectuals, and workers from going to West Germany. About 2.5 million people left East Germany from the year 1949 to 1961. The wall was taken down in the early 1990s to mark reunification of Germany. 


This Powerful Picture of a Soldier Passing a Flower through the Berlin Wall-15 Historical Pictures That Are Really Shocking

5.Underwater Nuclear Tests

During the Cold War period, the US and the USSR (now Russia) tested nuclear bombs under water for about eight times. Underwater nuclear explosions are dangerous. They were banned in 1963.


Underwater Nuclear Tests-15 Historical Pictures That Are Really Shocking


6.A Picture Taken During the Armenian Genocide

Ottoman Empire (Turkish Empire) committed atrocities against the minority Armenian community living in the empire and killed about 1.5 million people from 1915 to 1953.


A Picture Taken During the Armenian Genocide-15 Historical Pictures That Are Really Shocking

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