Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 196, click here.
1. A Chinese lady whose feet were bound from childhood, late 1800s.
2. A group of people topple a Red Star from the top of a building during the 1956 Hungarian Revolution.
3. Feeding white bear, Antarctic, 1960.
4. Astronaut Ed White during America’s first spacewalk, 1965.
5. A convoy of ships assembling in the Bedford Basin of Halifax Harbour during WWII, c.1941.
6. Survivors of the submarine HMS Oswald onboard the Italian destroyer Ugolino Vivaldi, their sinker, 2 August 1940.
7. Jazz musicians Tommy Potter and Charlie Parker, New York, 1947.
8. Neil Armstrong (on right) & Sir Edmund Hillary (first to reach Mount Everest summit; 2nd from left) at the North Pole in 1985.
9. 408, one of the 20,000 faces of S21.
Tagged, photographed and documented at the prison they were never seen again, likely tortured, forced to sign false confessions and then executed by the Khmer Rouge, Cambodia, 1976-1979.
10. Vesna Vulovic, a flight attendant who, in January 1972, survived a fall from 33,000 ft. in Czechoslovakia (modern day Czech Republic) after her plane was destroyed by a briefcase bomb.