Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 115, click here.
1. John Lennon and Yoko Ono bought a large billboard in Times Square in 1969 declaring that “War is over if you want it”.
3. Boy standing in front of a fallen statue of Lenin, Ethiopia, 1991.
4. Six-year-old Werfel, living in an orphanage in Austria, hugs a new pair of shoes given to him by the American Red Cross, 1946.
5. A combat medic, in the Vietnam War after a brutal night when North Vietnamese attacked their fire support base, 1971.
6. Photo from the Attica Prison riot in New York, 1971.
7. Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. presenting “The Thing” to the Security Council at the United Nations, 26 May 1960.
8. “Wait for me Daddy”.
The photo was taken by Claude P. Dettloff on Oct. 1, 1940.
9. Sam Bartram stood 10 minutes alone on the pitch, not realising that the game had been abandoned due to heavy fog, Dec. 25th, 1937.
10. Queen Elizabeth II giving her first televised Christmas message, 1957.
11. British Tourists on top of the Kheops Pyramid, Egypt, 1925.
12. Nurse pushing a gas-proof baby carriage in London on Dec. 22, 1938.
It was invented by E.W. Mills during the war scare.
13. Christmas in the German trenches during WWI, 1914.
14. Christmas dinner for the Apollo VIII astronauts, 1968.
15. A german soldier.
A German soldier of the Panzer Lehr Division scrawls “Aus der Traum” (“the dream is over”) on an abandoned American gun during the battle of the Bulge, Belgium, 24 Dec. 1944.