Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 155, click here.
1. An IRA warning to British troops on patrol, Armagh, Northern Ireland, 1994.
2. A federal agent inspects a “lumber” truck after smelling alcohol during the prohibition period, Los Angeles, 1926.
3. Ethiopian female soldier preparing to fight against Benito Mussolini’s fascist Italy, 1935.
4. Central Dresden after allied incendiary bombs burned an estimated 25000 civilians to death, Dresden, Germany, 1945.
5. American tourists in Berlin during the Olympics, August, 1936.
6. Marilyn Monroe giving an interview promoting the film “Love Happy”, June, 1949.
7. Private Alvin Glascock from 128 artillery battalion with German STG-44 Rifle, 1945.
8. French Flamethrowers in Verdun, 1916.
9. “Big Nims” of the 3rd Battalion, 366th Infantry.
“Big Nims” of the 3rd Battalion, 366th Infantry, who found great amusement in contemplating the grotesque appearance of his comrade with a gas mask adjusted over his face and head, Western Front, 1918.
10. Omaha beach head, 3 days after D-Day, June 9, 1944.