10 Shocking Photos From Our History You’ve Never Seen Before

There’s a reason the old saying “a picture is worth a thousand words” has been around as long as it has. There are some pictures that seem to have a story attached to them, even if you don’t know where they came from. These are pictures that can make you happy, or make you sad or they’re just something that will evoke a feeling of true awe and wonder. Some of them will just straight up shock you, because they show a piece of our history and our everyday life we didn’t know actually existed. Check out our 10 shocking photos from history that you’ve never seen before and let us know what you think below.

A Man Testing A Bullet Proof Vest

There’s no telling what people are willing to do in the name of science. Such is the case with the man who put on this early version of a bullet proof vest and had his friend shoot him.

The Hindenburg As It Crashed

There have been a number of pictures of the zeppelin on fire but this picture, of it actually hitting the ground, is quite a bit more rare.