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25 Interesting Historical Photos – Part 183

Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 182, click here.

1. British soldiers beat a teenager after shooting dead 11 unarmed Catholic civilians during the Ballymurphy Massacre, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 11 August 1971.

2. Turkish Officer in a gas mask during the air practice, WWII, Istanbul, Turkey, 1939.

3. The first and only existing photo of Chernobyl on the morning of the nuclear accident 33 years ago, 26 April 1986.

The heavy grain is due to the huge amount of radiation in the air that began to destroy the camera film the second it was exposed for this photo.

4. A Jewish man trudges past the ruins of the main synagogue on Wolborska Street, Łódź Ghetto; Winter 1940.

5. Las Vegas, 1947.

6. Piazza Duomo, Milan, Italy, mid-1930s.

7. A census agent surveying a large family in Chicago, 1940.

Credit: Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone, via Getty Images.

8. An Italian coastal battery in Libya, 1940.

9. Jewish cobbler and his son, Kraków, c. 1920.

10. Arthur and Adrian Conan Doyle, 1930.

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