29 Historical (Perspective-Shifting) Images

Admit it: Most of your perception of history comes mostly from Hollywood blockbusters and skewed textbooks.

Lucky for you, we've enlisted the aid of our readers to help clear the air on some of the bullshit you've learned over the years ...

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Entry by gicusudoru

CRAGKEDCON Blitzkrieg sometimes looked like this. The german 1st Cavalry Division fought in the Netherlands, Belgium, France and on the Eastern Front.

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Entry by PedanticTwit

Behold the Beauteous CLEOPATRA, Queen of the Nile CRACKEDCON

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Entry by dritjon

The US government trained. armed. funded and supported Osama bin Laden and his followers in Afghanistan during the cold war. With a huge investment of

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Entry by thenascarguy

These twisted lines and pockmarks are the modern remains of trenches and shell craters in a WWI battlefield in Beaumont-Hamel, France. The effects of

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Entry by mkad

The American Nazil Party attempted a coalition with the Nation of Islam in the early 60's. George Lincoln Rockwelll (founder)) and two followers are s

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You might already know that when the French gave us the Statue of Liberty, it was bronze. But they also didn't bother putting it together, presumably

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Entry by John E.

GRACKEDO Not all Americans supported the AlLies BLELENAIRA American Nazis parade in New York City East 86th St. Oct. 30, 1939 Two months after Ww2 sta

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Entry by bazooka

Throughout the 1800s and the early Twentieth Century, expanding industries across the United States eagerly exploited cheap and easily managed Child,

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Entry by Scott Laffey

ORACKEDCOM Ronald Reagan. Patriotic Conservative. Here he is meeting with the Afghan Mujahideen, to whom he dedicated a 1982 space shuttle launch. Muj

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Entry by Josh Daws

Ahh, the noble Native American. We all know they used every part of the animal and were the world's first conservationists. Look, here they are teachi

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Entry by mkad

GRAGKED CON FEBRUARY. THURSDAY I4.10 1884. X Te lrght has gove ou gfle my We may think of him as a badass, but this was Teddy Roosevelt's not unreason

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Entry by CrystalBadger

FRANCE STILL USED THE GUILLOTINE IN 1977,3 MONTHS AFTER STAR WARS Was RELEASED... CRACKED COM

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

CRACKED COM THESE ARE SECRET PHOTOGRAPHSOF HITLER REHEARSING HIS SPEECH POSTURE IN AN EMPTY ROOM TAKEN BY HEINRICH HOFFMAN. HITLER WOULD REVIEW THESE

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CRACKED COM YIRSELF SON TAN Hoping that the new spray on tan fad will be gone soon? Don't hold your breath, because it's not actually that new. In fac

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Entry by Dushybushy

The Atomic Bomb - a revolution in warfare and the epitome of technological advancement... ..actually The Gadget, first looked like a nuclear bomb hair

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Entry by mkad

Often depicted aksin to a college frat prank and a big part of, the Revolutionary. War history, this is what tar and feathering really looks like. As

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Entry by clg123

CRACKED cO COM THis IS A SKETCH OF ONE OF THE EXECUTIONS9 THAT OCCURRED DURING THE SALEM WITCH TRIALS. BUT WHERE ARE THE SKETCHES OF THE WITCH BURNIN

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Entry by 7thdukeofuke

CRACKEDCON I say, George Mallory! How is it we're not wearing any trousers? Because it is there.

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Entry by dritjon

GRAGKEDO CON Women in Iran before the Islamic Revolution

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A picture of an adorable little girl in the 1880's? Nope, this is our 32nd President FDR, before children's clothes were gender specific. CRACKED.CON

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Entry by futtbuck

CRACKED.COM Throughout history, whites have made up the bulk percentage of slaves world wide.

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Entry by cate9000

Before you call some drab, uptight person realize a Puritan, that Puritans actually wore colorful clothes rather than the stereotypical all-black en

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Entry by rgnyc

Typicall Afgan omen in the 1950's STEREO CRACKED CONT DAROODE

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Entry by hentaisama

You know this picture. An unknown Chinese protester stopping the marching tanks in Tiananmen Square. Sure, that's bad-ass. But look at the full pictur

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Entry by gicusudoru

OO0G Whether you were a German mail carrier pigeon, a Russian anti-tank explosive dog, or an American bat carrying smnall incendiary bombs (this proje

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Entry by bazooka

For 50 years after its debut in 1892, the Pledge of Allegiance was accompanied by the so-called Bellamy Salute: extending the right hand, palm upwar

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Entry by mkad

CRACKED sLis Vlsy! COM Full scale models of Columbus's 1 5th century ship (in front) versus Chinese explorer Zheng He's 15th century ship that explore

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Entry by daflehrer1

The MIGHTY ARMORED GERMAN BLITZKRIEG! Or about 20% of it. Most Germar ooldiers had to walk almost the entire allack route The arm rarely had enough tr

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Entry by mkad

It's something disturbing you only hear about in dictatorships, when prizes from war are paraded back home to the delights of the people. This. is Ne

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