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25 Pictures Of Pakistan That You Won’t Find In Your History Books
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Published: Aug 19, 2015

In Pakistan, we love looking back at our glorious history. So for all the history buffs out there, here are 25 vintage pictures that will show you a side of Pakistan long forgotten.

1. Quaid-E- Azam’s passport!

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2. A plane hijacked by Salamulla Tipu who is hanging out from the cockpit in 1981

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3. Che Guevera standing with Pakistani President Ayub Khan

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4. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, the first men on the moon, visit Pakistan during a tour around South Asia.

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5. The premier of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom at Nishat Cinema

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6. Yasir Arafat, Mujeebur Rehman, ZA Bhutto and Col M Qaddafi at Shalimar Gardens in Lahore on February 23, 1974

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7. Popular poet Habib Jalib being manhandled by the police in an anti-Zia rally in Lahore 1981

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8. Cabin crew and pilots of PIA meet Chinese leader, Zhou Enla

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9. A list of wines and spirits available on PIA

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10. Construction of Habib Bank Plaza in Karachi in 1963

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11. A child polishing a European man’s shoe in 1940

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12. Karachi before partition

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13. Monkey tamer

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14. Jinnah’s mausoleum under construction in 1965

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15. Faisal mosque in 1983, the largest mosque in South Asia

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16. Karachi airport 1943

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17. Karachi in the 1960s

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18. Overcrowded train leaving for Pakistan during partition

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19. Parliament house under construction in Islamabad in 1976

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20. Abdullah Shah Ghazi mazaar in the 1900’s

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21. The voices behing PTV’s popular puppet show Kaliaan

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22. In 1955, Fighter planes making a crescent in Lahore

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23. A hotel and pub in Malir in 1955

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24. Public flogging during Ziaul Haq’s regime

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25. A young Nawaz Sharif

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The pictures used were taken from here and here.