Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 213, click here.
1. Sinterklaas arriving in style, 1944.
2. Waitresses at Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, 1928.
3. French troops overlook Ehrenbreitstein during the occupation of the Rhineland, 1929.
4. Finnish troops parade in reconquered Viipuri, 1941.
5. Soviet Naval Infantry exercise, 1965.
6. Italian soldiers guarding a bridge check the I.D.s of two Montenegrin women, winter of 1942.
7. Young Kaiser Wilhelm II, 1890.
8. Children guarding a statue of Georgi Dimitrov, the first Bulgarian communist leader with Kalashnikovs, Bulgaria, around 1960.
9. The lead dancers in the first-ever performance of The Nutcracker, St. Petersburg, 1892.
10. German soldiers shoot training targets from the backs of their horses, 1935.