Category: 1989

Tanks on the streets of Bucharest during the R…

Tanks on the streets of Bucharest during the Romanian revolution, 1989

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A young Afghan boy observing an unexploded bom…

A young Afghan boy observing an unexploded bomb dropped by Russian forces in the Soviet Afghan War, July 1989

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The original photo can be found here: https://archive.org/details/amrc_198907_cna_00685_021

I restored the photo myself in photoshop, comparison here for those interested: https://imgsli.com/Mjk0Mg

This image is part of a massive collection of photos from the Soviet Afghan War, many taken from the perspective of the Mujaheddin. The collection can be found in it’s entirety (40,000+ photos) here: (Warning, Gore) https://archive.org/details/afghanmediaresourcecenter

EDIT: Correction, this is a rocket, not a bomb.

historium: The Aftermath Of The Tiananmen Squ…

historium:

The Aftermath Of The Tiananmen Square Massacre, 4 June 1989

mostly-history: Romanian Revolution (December …

mostly-history:

Romanian Revolution (December 1989):

  1. An
    anti-Communist civilian fighter, armed with a Kalashnikov AK-47,
    chases the supposedly Securitate secret police agents loyal to the
    communist regime.
  2. A group of
    anti-Communist civilian fighters, and a a Romanian soldier supporting
    them, shelter behind an armoured personnel carrier from sniper fire,
    shot by the supposedly Securitate secret police agents.

Fall of the berlin wall, Berlin November 9, 19…

Fall of the berlin wall, Berlin November 9, 1989

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East German DDR Officers at the Opening of Bra…

East German DDR Officers at the Opening of Brandenburg Gate 1989

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Photos of Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan in 1989.

Photos of Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan in 1989.

Cakes for the soldiers fighting against the Co…

Cakes for the soldiers fighting against the Communist regime in Romania, 1989

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Romanian soldiers and civilians rising up agai…

Romanian soldiers and civilians rising up against the Communist Regime, 1989

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President George H.W Bush and First Lady Barba…

President George H.W Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush celebrates Halloween in the White House Grounds. 1989

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