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15 Creepy Photos From History That Will Leave You Shaken

History is filled with entertaining stories, and you knew that, right? What you didn't know was how much it is filled with creepiness. And the photos we've showcased here will prove the same. But be warned, after seeing these pictures, you might just ask yourself why you ever scrolled down. But that won't stop you from scrolling down, will it? Well then, go ahead.

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15 Creepy Photos From History That Will Leave You Shaken

15 Creepy Photos From History That Will Leave You Shaken

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1. American soldiers playing with the skulls from a mass grave in Havana, Cuba around 1900.

1. American soldiers playing with the skulls from a mass grave in Havana, Cuba around 1900.

Can things get any more inappropriate?

2. Mussolini and the Fascist Party's headquarters in Milan, Italy.

2. Mussolini and the Fascist Party's headquarters in Milan, Italy.

That's some creepy architecture, huh?

3. Neurologist Guillaume Duchenne studies facial expressions by using electricity on a patient.

3. Neurologist Guillaume Duchenne studies facial expressions by using electricity on a patient.

That's just cruel!

4. A Mickey Mouse gas mask from 1942.

4. A Mickey Mouse gas mask from 1942.

This was meant to bring down the scariness level while gassing children. Well, it's still sick as hell.

5. An indigenous man from the Pacific West "curing" a human corpse in 1910.

5. An indigenous man from the Pacific West "curing" a human corpse in 1910.

The Hamatsa secret society from the Pacific West in the United States inducted men into the society by making them go through an initiation which required them to do a number of varied tasks, one of which is to 'cure' a human corpse... and then eat it. Basically, become a cannibal!

6. A milkman delivery through the rubble in 1940s London.

6. A milkman delivery through the rubble in 1940s London.

The photo belongs to the initial stages of the Blitz - the 57 days for which the Germans rained bombs on London. However, this photo is not genuine - it's staged. It was meant to stand as a symbol to Londoners to keep calm and carry on with their lives.

7. Hitler as the best man at a wedding.

7. Hitler as the best man at a wedding.

Hitler was the best man at the wedding of his right-hand man, Joseph Goebbels, who got married in 1931.

8. The child and the... monster?

8. The child and the... monster?

Well, one of the great mysteries of life and history, eh?

9. Nazi SS officers initiated in 1938 in Odeonsplatz, Munich, Germany.

9. Nazi SS officers initiated in 1938 in Odeonsplatz, Munich, Germany.

These guys weren't just soldiers. They were agents of surveillance, meant to inspire terror in Germany and in its occupied territories.

10. "Damien Hirst With Dead Head."

10. "Damien Hirst With Dead Head."

So here's a mad artist named Damien Hirst. And this 'work' is not even the most disturbing you'll find (only if you think cutting a cow and a calf in half and putting them out on display is more sickening).

11. Acid victims from the Théâtre du Grand-Guignol in Paris.

11. Acid victims from the Théâtre du Grand-Guignol in Paris.

Need I even elaborate on this?

12. The mother who doesn't want to give up on her child.

12. The mother who doesn't want to give up on her child.

Well, that's probably what it is, although it's not very clear as to what's really going on here...

13. Medical students posing with a corpse.

13. Medical students posing with a corpse.

The quote says, "Man's Usefulness Ends Not In Death." Well, that's true, but still morbid!

14. Woman being hanged by her wrists and neck in a Victorian insane asylum.

14. Woman being hanged by her wrists and neck in a Victorian insane asylum.

Many of the so-called cures to inanity were mere torture, plainly because it was popular belief that insanity was a result of sinning against God.

15. Major General Horatio Gordon Robley with his collection of tattooed Maori heads in 1895.

15. Major General Horatio Gordon Robley with his collection of tattooed Maori heads in 1895.

The Maori are the indigenous people of New Zealand. Major General Horatio Gordon Robley found the art of Maori head tattooing and the process of drying heads quite fascinating. By the time of his death, he had 35 dried heads.

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