Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 157, click here.
1. A photo taken from Robert F. Kennedy’s funeral train as it carried his casket from New York to Washington, 1968.
2. Veronica Foster, known as “The Bren Gun Girl,” poses with a finished Bren gun at the John Inglis & Co. plant, Canada, 1941.
3. Dr. Guy Brewster’s Bullet-Proof Armor, 1917.
4. A young Soviet soldier, severely injured, crawls towards his German captors after surrendering during the Battle of Kursk, July, 1943.
5. Italian troops enter Trento on November 3, 1918.
World War I ended on the Italian front a hundred years ago.
6. Young Pioneers camp near Moscow, Soviet Union, 1954.
7. A group of young shoeshiners gathered around a U.S. Civil War veteran in Pennsylvania, USA in 1935.
8. Special effects artist A. Arnold “Buddy” Gillespie in the miniatures tank for the movie “Ben Hur”, 1959.
9. Workers and the huge chain links forged for the Titanic’s anchor, 1910 at Hingley and Sons.
10. German soldiers during the Warsaw uprising, 1943.