Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 189, click here.
1. Unit control desk of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, 18 April 1983.
2. US Staff Sergeant Francis Daggertt of the Military Police of the 11th Armored Division with a young Wehrmacht soldier.
The German was only 10-years-old when captured in the German city of Kronach on 27 April 1945.
3. M.K.Atatürk, the founder of Turkey, with his adopted daughter, Sabiha Gökçen, the world’s first female fighter pilot, at a bridge opening ceramony, Tunceli, Turkey, 1937.
4. A captured German submariner of U-boat 175, is given a blanket after being brought on-board Coast-Guard Cutter, USS Spencer, 17 April 1943.
5. US President John F. Kennedy greets Governor of Bermuda, Major General Sir Julian Gascoigne, during a meeting with British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan, 1961.
6. Mountaineers trek across mount Pizzo Campo Tencia, Switzerland, 1920.
7. Milan, Italy buried under ninety centimeters of snow in January 1985.
In one of the biggest snowfalls ever recorded in Italy, between 80 and 120 centimeters of snow fell in just four days in many cities of the Po Plain.