Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 139, click here.
1. Into the jaws of death, June 6, 1944.
2. Mister Rogers visiting the set of the TV show “The Incredible Hulk”, February 1980.
3. Dwarf Henry Behrens dances with his pet cat in the doorway of his Worthing home, 1956.
4. Winston Churchill, his son Randolph and grandson Winston in coronation robes, 1953.
5. Finnish president Urho Kekkonen (in white) receives a note from the Soviet Union requesting “military consultation” while vacationing in Hawaii, October 1961.
6. French soldiers from the 5th Army pose with soldiers from the American Expeditionary Force in front of a road sign in Boult-aux-Bois, Ardennes, France, March 11, 1918.
7. The Italian motor torpedo boat MAS 15 in 1918.
One hundred years ago, she sank the Austro-Hungarian battleship SMS Szent Istvan.
8. A Royal Irish Fusilier attempts to draw the fire of a Turkish sniper to reveal the enemy position, Gallipoli, 1915.
9. This is possibly the first ever photograph of a “recording studio”.
It was taken some time in 1898 at 31, Maiden Lane, London, where the Gramophone Co set up their first permanent recording room.