On this day 24 years ago, at this very moment at 9:02 AM, Timothy McVeigh set off a bomb at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, killing 168 people and injuring more than 680 people. Today, we remember.

On this day 24 years ago, at this very moment at 9:02 AM, Timothy McVeigh set off a bomb at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, killing 168 people and injuring more than 680 people. Today, we… Continue Reading

This is what happens when a basketball-size chunk of molten rock, known as a lava bomb, hits the water near a volcano like the Kilauea. This photo by Alla Petropavlovska taken in January 2017 dramatically visualizes the ourcome

This is what happens when a basketball-size chunk of molten rock, known as a lava bomb, hits the water near a volcano like the Kilauea. This photo by Alla Petropavlovska taken in January 2017 dramatically visualizes the ourcome

“An RAF officer inspects the hole left by a 22,000-lb deep-penetration ‘Grand Slam’ bomb which pierced the reinforced concrete roof of the German submarine pens at Farge, north of Bremen, Germany.” 1945. [3508×2400]

“An RAF officer inspects the hole left by a 22,000-lb deep-penetration ‘Grand Slam’ bomb which pierced the reinforced concrete roof of the German submarine pens at Farge, north of Bremen, Germany.” 1945. [3508×2400]

An elderly man sits on the pile of rubble which was once his home, following a V1 Flying Bomb strike in Upper Norwood, London, July 1944. He had been out for a walk as his wife prepared the Sunday lunch, and returned to find that his house had been destroyed and his wife killed. [1772×1856]

An elderly man sits on the pile of rubble which was once his home, following a V1 Flying Bomb strike in Upper Norwood, London, July 1944. He had been out for a walk as his wife prepared the Sunday lunch,… Continue Reading

An oil tank explosion at Deggendorf harbor, Bavaria, Germany after an aerial bombardment by A-20 Havoc aircraft of US 426th Bomb Group, 20 Apr 1945 [1398 x 1800]

An oil tank explosion at Deggendorf harbor, Bavaria, Germany after an aerial bombardment by A-20 Havoc aircraft of US 426th Bomb Group, 20 Apr 1945 [1398 x 1800]

“WAACs and soldiers on the edge of a crater caused by an enemy bomb dropped in their camp during a raid on Abbeville.” By John Warwick Brooke, May 22, 1918. [2224×1772]

“WAACs and soldiers on the edge of a crater caused by an enemy bomb dropped in their camp during a raid on Abbeville.” By John Warwick Brooke, May 22, 1918. [2224×1772]

Aftermath of a bomb explosion in the Senate reception room of the United States Capitol which was carried out by German nationalist Erich Muenter, Washington, D.C., 1915. [5117×3992]

Aftermath of a bomb explosion in the Senate reception room of the United States Capitol which was carried out by German nationalist Erich Muenter, Washington, D.C., 1915. [5117×3992]

Battleship Number 8: End of the Line for USS Alabama. View on board the ship’s sunken wreck, looking at the foredeck from starboard of the forward 13/35 gun turret, showing the deck blown upward as a result of a bomb explosion inside the bow. [6056×3284]

Battleship Number 8: End of the Line for USS Alabama. View on board the ship’s sunken wreck, looking at the foredeck from starboard of the forward 13/35 gun turret, showing the deck blown upward as a result of a bomb… Continue Reading