Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 190, click here.
1. Pilots of American 8th Bomber Command wearing high altitude oxygen masks and flight goggles, 1942.
2. German stormtroopers assaulting French positions at Verdun, 1916.
3. Crowd in Berlin celebrating start of war, they holding portraits of German Emperor Wilhelm and Austro-Hungarian Emperor Franz Joseph, August 1914.
4. Lincolns head being cut into mount Rushmore, 1937.
5. A young Winston Churchill standing next to Kaiser Wilhelm II, 1906.
6. Italian troops pose for a photo in front of a captured outpost during the invasion of British Somaliland, 1940.
7. Alexandre Dumas & Adah Isaacs Menken, 1866.
8. The Portuguese reporter Fernando Laidley and José Guerra, in Luanda, Angola, with the VW Beetle used to complete the first trip around Africa by car, 1955.
9. Unter den Linden, Berlin, German Empire, 1901.