17 Historical Pictures Showing the Past in a New Light

The “Alton Giant,“ Robert Pershing Wadlow, still remains the tallest man in the world’s history: he was 272 cm (8′ 11”) tall and weighed 199 kg (439 lb). Unfortunately, Robert lived a short life and died at the age of 22 in 1940.

7. A German worker refuses to raise his hand in the Nazi salute, 1936

17 Historical Pictures Showing the Past in a New Light

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