Historical Photos

BEER BOMBS

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Barrels of beer strapped to a spitfire plane were dropped over the barracks. The brewery donated the beer to the troops but it was very difficult to deliver the barrels, so the pilots came out with this brilliant idea.

WOMEN’S BOXING MATCH

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Women have participated in boxing since it was created, but their were relegated for most of this sport’s history, so they had to keep it a secret. Here you can see a bunch of girls holding an amateur boxing match on the roof of a building in the 1930s. It’s unclear who the winner was.