54 Chilling Images With Unknown Stories From History

By Sarah Norman | July 14, 2023

The Vespa 150 TAP (Troupes Aéro Portées) is an Italian Vespa scooter which is modified by creating a hole in the legshield to carry a M20 75 mm recoilless rifle.

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So let’s say you’re in the military but you still want to be a greaser, what’s a guy to do? Well you’ve got to get one of these modified Vespa 150 TAP’s so you can take down your enemies in style. Made for French paratroops, the Vespa 150 TAP is an anti-tank scooter, which is kind of the perfect idea when you think about it.

What’s better to take down a lumbering tank than a scooter that has fantastic maneuvering capabilities? Although as cool as they look these babies had to be tough to drive, and they must have been heavy, just take a look at all of that artillery. 

Marilyn Monroe relaxing in her home, 1951

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Before Marilyn Monroe was the blonde bombshell that everyone knows she was an actress performing bit parts in any film that she could scrounge up. However, the tide turned for her in 1950 when she appeared in The Asphalt Jungle. By 1951 she was the toast of the town after appearing at the 23rd Academy Awards

The same year she appeared in Home Town Story, As Young As You Feel, Love Nest, and Let’s Make It Legal. These were huge for her at the time, but they were nowhere near as big as the films that would come her way only a couple of years later.