Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 160, click here.
1. Police officer John Shuttleworth waist-high in flood waters, Cambridge Ontario, 1974.
2. One the warehouses filled with victims’ shoes up to the ceiling, Auschwitz, Occupied Poland, 1944.
3. “The Last Hussar” August Von Mackensen, German field marshal in WWI, in Leib-Husaren-Regiment uniform, circa 1914.
4. Native American looking over the completed Transcontinental Railroad in Sacramento, California, circa 1867.
5. USS Texas (BB-35) followed by her sistership USS New York (BB-34), 1931.
6. The Battle of Kursk, July 1943.
7. Construction of the Manhattan Bridge, New York City, 1903.
8. The crew of HM Submarine UNISON display their “Jolly Roger” at Plymouth, having returned from a successful 16 months in the Mediterranean, October 10th, 1943.
9. Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels glaring at a Jewish photographer at a League of Nations meeting, 1933.
10. Charlie Chaplin at the burned down set of The Circus on September 1926.