Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 167, click here.
1. “Prepare to Meet Thy God,” a bomb disposal officer approaches a car bomb during the Irish Troubles, 1970.
2. The marine and the kitten, Korean War, 1952.
Picture Credit: Marine Corps Archives.
3. An automobile arriving from the eastern sector of Berlin is halted by West Berlin police, 1953.
4. A man wearing an external, battery-operated heart pacemaker, New York, 1960.
5. Serbian soldier Milunka Savić (1892-1973).
Possibly one of the most decorated women in the history of warfare. Photo from the 1960s.
6. Robert Kennedy reading the returns back to John F. Kennedy from 1952 senatorial race.
7. Merrill’s Marauders, South East Asia, 1944.
8. Dr. Geneva Sayre teaching anatomy at Russel Sage College, Troy, New York, 1940.
9. Allied POWs are photographed after their liberation from Japanese internment at Changi Prison, September, 1945.
10. The family of Seaman 1/C Johnnie D. Hutchins who was mortally wounded on 4 September 1943 when he turned LST-473 from the path of Japanese torpedo.
He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor, Family home, Lissie, Texas, 1944.