Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 147, click here.
1. Young girl in the hospital receiving medical therapy from ducklings, 1956.
2. Ballerinas in the cafeteria at the Bolshoi Ballet, Moscow, Russia, 1961.
3. German POW during the Battle of Kursk, 1943.
4. Coalmine in Ukraine, 1970’s.
5. Actresses playing mermaids lounge during the filming of Peter Pan, 1924.
6. WWI: Caribbean men serving in the British Navy, 1917.
7. Actress Bea Arthur when she was in the U.S. Marine Corps, 1943.
8. Prussian skirmish line advancing on a French position, Battle of Sedan, 1870.
9. A chador-clad militia woman, armed with an Uzi submachine gun, controls a demonstration against Iraq.
The poster reads “Yesterday’s friends, Today’s enemies”. Taken by Abbas Attar in Tehran, Iran, June 1979.