Weird History 29 Photos That Show You Exactly How Weird History Really Was  

Mick Jacobs
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List Rules Vote up the most strikingly bizarre photos that change your perception of the past.

True life often gets much stranger than fiction. History, AKA humanity's trial-and-error period, presents you with scenarios bizarre enough to render your favorite movies, TV shows, and books obsolete.

Assembled below are historical photos of the astonishing things people did throughout time, and some aren't more than 30 years old. Thought you'd seen it all? Wait 'til you see kids "swimming" on dry land.

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1936: Police In New South Wales


1936: Police In New South Wale... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 29 Photos That Show You Exactly How Weird History Really Was
Photo: Facebook
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1960: The Swimmobile


1960: The Swimmobile is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 29 Photos That Show You Exactly How Weird History Really Was
Photo: Facebook
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1918: Soldiers In A Visual Formation


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1923: Testing A Bulletproof Vest


1923: Testing A Bulletproof Ve... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 29 Photos That Show You Exactly How Weird History Really Was
Photo: Facebook